Eben is a retired NFL offensive lineman, writer, actor, cannabis advocate, speaker, entrepreneur and personal consultant based in Los Angeles, California.
Eben Britton was born in New York City in 1987 and lived in Brooklyn until he moved to California at age 11. Eben went to high school at John Burroughs High in Burbank, California. He was an all-American offensive lineman and received scholarship offers all over the country. His high school jersey would later be retired and his name added to the Burroughs Hall of Fame. After settling on the University of Arizona, Eben took Tucson by storm, becoming an All-American and All-Pac 10 offensive lineman and leading his team to a win at the Vegas Bowl. Eben was drafted in round 2 of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars where he played for four years. When his contract with the Jags ended, Eben moved on to Chicago, where he played sixth man tight-end for the next two seasons.
As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. After completing his sixth season in the NFL, Eben and his wife Brittany decided it was time to head home to California. Eben now resides in the Los Angeles area with his wife and daughter. He finished his creative writing degree from the University of Arizona and enjoys writing for anyone who cares to read his work. Eben is a fierce supporter of medical marijuana and regularly speaks in support of holistic health. He works as a writer, actor and lifestyle consultant. His mother, Abbie Britton, a former fashion editor and current body worker and healer, lives in Los Angeles and is vying for grandmother of the year. His father, Jeff Britton, is a genius fine painter and former NCAA Division I basketball player living in Brooklyn, NY. Eben comes from a long line of artists, writers and actors, most notably his grandmother, Academy Award-winner, Estelle Parsons.