Eddie Jackson Bio

Eddie Jackson is a former NFL player who is a fierce competitor both in the kitchen and on the field. Now a food truck owner, private chef and personal trainer, he is dedicated to making healthy food taste absolutely delicious. In Eddie’s world, there is no need for a “cheat” day, because his good-for-you food is packed with flavor and does not leave you feeling deprived. Eddie joined the Food Network family in 2015 after besting 11 of his fellow finalists on Food Network Star. In 2016, Eddie joined Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli in mentoring eliminated Star hopefuls through a six-week competition on Star Salvation. He's the host of Eddie Jackson's Game-Day Playbook and Eddie Jackson’s Fitness Playbook on FoodNetwork.com.