Hartsfield got into the business innocently and easily enough. He knows something about keeping high-level athletes prepared, so it was a short step to gathering some friends who were trainers to work with people outdoors during the early stages of the pandemic.
“We were training people who couldn’t get into a gym because of coronavirus, and people kept saying ‘You need your own spot,'” Hartsfield said.
Now, he’s spending more time learning how to acquire permits than working with clients, but that’s nothing new for a guy who has found his niche with the Panthers because of his versatility, and willingness to do anything.
Head coach Matt Rhule recruited the New Jersey native to Temple back when Hartsfield was a running back. He became a defensive back at Ole Miss and bounced all around the secondary there.
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