Mark Seay


Mark Seay is a former professional football player with the San Francisco 49ers, the San Diego Chargers and the Philadelphia Eagles. He is a community relations representative for Stater Bros. and a motivational speaker.

Mark Seay is a community relations representative for Stater Bros. and a former professional football wide receiver. He and his family moved to San Bernardino in 1981. Seay played football at California State University, Long Beach, but after sustaining major injuries in a random drive-by shooting, the university declared him medically ineligible to play football. Seay fought back to be reinstated to the team, and in 1990 it paid off. His professional career went on to include playing for the San Francisco 49ers, the San Diego Chargers, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the Cleveland Browns. In 1995, the Mayor of the City of San Bernardino proclaimed a “Mark Seay Day.” Seay concluded his impressive sports career, retiring from football in 1999. 

Seay graduated in 2008 from the San Bernardino Valley College Extended Basic Police Academy and also received his B.A. in criminal justice from California State University, San Bernardino. He was also awarded the “Mover & Shaker” alumnus award by SBVC. As a community relations representative, Seay is a motivational speaker; he delivers his personal message of perseverance through adversity to schools, churches and service organizations throughout the community. To date, Seay has given motivational talks to over 250,000 students in the communities served by Stater Bros. Markets.