Tony grew up in the athletic stronghold of the Ohio Valley (Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia). As a high school athlete, he participated in football, basketball, track and baseball. In football, he was as All-American selection; in baseball, the teams MVP and All-American, while being drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Club to play professional baseball. Tony is a graduate of the University of Nebraska where he had a very successful college career. One of his most cherished awards was having the distinction of being the First Academic and Athletic All-American in the history of the University of Nebraska. His selection as an All-American football player was both as an offensive and defensive end. In addition to being a 2 time All-American, he was a 3 time All-Big Eight selection who played and was selected MVP in two Orange Bowls. After his senior football season (10-0), Tony was chosen as the MVP of the Nebraska Football Team. He has since been inducted into the Nebraska Sports Hall of Fame.
Drafted by the Green Bay Packers, Tony was traded to the Pittsburgh Steelers where he played as a tight end for 4 years until a back injury ended his career. He then attended the University of Pittsburgh for his graduate work in business.
Tony presently heads his own organization, A. Jeter & Associates, an International Management Consultant Company specializing in Executive Development and Training.He is also Director of Executive Search for W.G.Tucker & Associates, Inc an Executive Search & Outsourced Recruitment firm headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. He frequently lectures and participates in charity events designed to inspire and uplift today’s youth. He is an active member of several professional and civic organizations, assuming leadership roles in some and contributing to team efforts in others.