Georgia Trojans 2020 Making An Impact in the GDFL


Powder Springs ,GA – The Gridiron Developmental Football League (GDFL) is proud to announce the addition of the league's newest team, the Georgian Trojans.

"We are excited about competing in the GDFL," said Trojans Owner Sonjanique Ferrell who has an MBA in Business Management with a specialization in Project Management Professional.  "We are building a strong foundation and a brand  which is why we chose to be apart of the # 1 league in the country and have made the commitment for the 2020 season and beyond. The GDFL which will afford our fans an opportunity to enjoy the best that Pro Development football has to offer it allows the Trojans to expand its footprint and grow into a national powerhouse."

"Today is a exciting opportunity for the GDFL as well as the Trojans," said  Commissioner Charles Thompson." We are extremely excited to welcome football organizations around the country into the GDFL. The Georgian Trojans ownership prides itself on becoming successful both on and off the field, The Trojans success will be a testament to the quality of their, coaching staff and organizational structure as well as their commitment to building a solid foundation and fanbase."

Making an Impact

This is an opportunity for SMV (Success is My Visual nonprofit) to encourage, inspire and help our community in team efforts, while still providing a safe haven for young adults. We believe that you fit into our "empower and rise above". We also believe that the GDFL has the same morals, values, belief system....of creating a cohesive group of people, that encourages self esteem, increased awareness about oneself, discipline, integrity, work development techniques,tools and skills that can be used throughout a lifetime.

Our proposed plan for players is that we create an area of choice, change and power relationships with young individuals through our area that are in need of mentorship as well as a place to fit in. We deal with many young adults who have come through the foster system and have aged out. We intend to teach them how to stand on their own two feet, encouraging community service hours, while also providing free classes on writing business plans, setting up their own businesses, helping some get into college, while helping others to find and figure out what they are good at so that they are able to provide for themselves. 

We want to create an atmosphere for the players that they look at one another as family rather than just a group of players.
Staff this is the chance for those who really want to do more in the community to reach for the stars and dig in a little deeper to help recruit and retain young adults by helping them become fruitful in their endeavors. It is a chance for them to effectively communicate a better way of life to others, to help enrich the lives of our young people and talk and walk in a positive manner. And to do this we have to keep giving back, if we make this successful by not just having a winning team, but changing these young adults lives. 

"We are excited about our new opportunity in the The Gridiron Developmental Football League (GDFL) and looking forward to a great partnership," stated Ferrell. "The Trojans are committed to putting a first-class product on the field. As a staff, we welcome the challenge and competition that the league has to offer. We are very excited that Trojans fans will an have the opportunity to enjoy a top tier brand of minor league professional football!

With the inclusion of the Georgian Trojans organization, the GDFL continues to prepare for the 2020 season.  Stay tune for events & schedule updates.Which will be released in the coming weeks.


The Gridiron Developmental Football League is a Professional Developmental Football League based in Memphis, Tennessee. This League was established to provide the community with high quality sports entertainment and to provide athletes the opportunity to participate in professional sports. We are looking at partnering with national and local area businesses in our pursuit of excellence and commitment to our community. Our commitment, dedication, and vision are set on building a firm foundation for professionalism and quality. The Gridiron Developmental Football League continues to strive to provide a quality minor professional level of football throughout the United States and beyond giving area athletes and fans the opportunity be a part of history. Our organization would like to thank you for your support. We are excited about the upcoming season and look forward to “Making AN IMPACT” in our Community.

Fans can visit our website at for upcoming announcements, ticketing info, and player tryouts.

The GDFL Communications Office contributed to this article.