This article is amazing as it features two stars in our upcoming film, ‘Born To Lead: The Sal Aunese Story’, Okland Salavéa and Junior Seau. It also highlights the great work of Okland’s brother, Joe Salavéa.
Amazing things happen when discipline, hard work and respect for elders takes place!
Sal Aunese was Colorado’s star Samoan quarterback who died of stomach cancer in 1989, and his team promptly dedicated their season to him. Through reflections from his friends, family, and teammates, as well as rare archival footage, Born To Lead chronicles Sal’s rise to the top as one of his team’s most valuable players and his valiant battle with the disease that took his life in 1989.