The gym started out as a boot camp. Jackson had spent a few years in the NFL and was recovering from a broken foot at home in Houston when his mom asked him to help her work out twice a week.What started as a one-on-one training session with his mom quickly transformed into a park workout with friends and family — something that caught the attention of Egnew and his sister-in-law, Melissa Wilhite, who lived in Columbia.Cheap China Jerseys.”They were like ‘Hey Jerrell, Melissa’s opening a cheer and tumbling gym in Columbia if you want to just come up here. You can train people and do boot camps,'” Jackson said. “I did one boot camp before I left Houston just to kind of get a feel for it, get some jitters out, and then that’s when I moved here.”It was important for Jackson to open the gym here because of what he felt the city and the state did for him during his collegiate career.Wholesale Jerseys.
Cheap Authentic Jerseys.”Coming as an underrated football player in Houston, Missouri gave me that chance, and when I came here it was always love from everyone in Columbia,” Jackson said. “I thought I could give that same type of experience back to athletes here.”Jackson also wanted to come back and create an atmosphere of athletic excellence for kids growing up in the area.”Just like how Texas football is big, guess what?” Jackson said. Cheap Jerseys From China.”That’s because we started the kids at a young age. How about I start a new culture here in Columbia where these kids are just as athletic, just as talented and really just as motivated and inspired?”Egnew, who lives in Columbia with his wife and two children, noticed a health kick spreading around town and contacted Jackson about to entering the market. Egnew said the market may seem oversaturated, but it is actually very unique.”A lot of people don’t realize there’s a great marketability here in Columbia, you can market your product here, especially for gyms and things,” said Egnew. “It’s finding a niche, and I think we found it a little bit, we’re going to keep trying to channel that and grow the company a little bit.”