Antonio Smith is waiting to fail-or more accurately, he’s postponing failure. Growing up on the tough side of Columbus, Antonio knows the odds are stacked against him. But poverty, race, and coaches who don’t recognize his talent on the football field won’t prevent him from reaching for the NFL-or any other dreams. Waiting to Fail is an insider’s look at Antonio’s journey, but it’s much more than just football stories. It reveals a radical outlook on life. It motivates to never let the fear of failure keep you from doing what you really want to do. If you’re longing to start a business, change careers, go to college, or strengthen your personal relationships, Waiting to Fail gives the encouragement to step outside your comfort zone and not let the fear of failure hold you back. Antonio Smith is a former collegiate and professional football player, and current mechanical engineer. He is a community leader and helped establish the DRIVEN Foundation, an Ohio non-profit organization geared toward helping youth and underprivileged families. His journey has provided him with the necessary tools to capture and motivate the minds of people from all ages. Antonio resides in Ohio, and enjoys spending his free time with family and friends.