While the household was buffeted by the coach's tumultuous firings and hirings, which periodically propelled the family to a new city, Jennifer dreamed of being the first female quarterback in the NFL. But as she grew, she yearned mostly to be someone that her father would notice. In a world where only football mattered, what could she strive for, who could she become?
"Maintaining Fitness — Not Resting — May Be Key to Recovering from an Injury" is from the April 25, 2016, Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jennifer Van Allen and narrated by Jill Melancon.