John Ciurciu came from an immigrant family that instilled in him the importance of working hard, overcoming your struggles and never taking no for an answer. He started out as standout All-Star athlete at Elmwood Park High School, where he played football, basketball and track. Then went on to be the Captain of the football team at Valley Forge Military Academy. Continuing his athletic success he went to Rutgers University where he played with the football team from 1998 -2000. He was then signed with the New York Jets as a free agent. Through his success he moved on to inspire and train youth as one of the top coaches at Don Bosco Prep. Recognized by Nike football, he is considered one of the top 50 high school strength coaches in the country. Throughout his career as a coach he has trained over hundred division one athlete and countless NFL, NBA, MLB. His professional athletic endeavors and coaching career made him a rare breed to stand out in a crowd and give him the strength to overcome many obstacles. He now inspires others to follow their dreams and achieve more than they ever thought possible and fully embrace what makes them a Rare Breed.