|Born||Rohan Anthony Marley
19 May 1972
|Other names||The Rat|
|Alma mater||University of Miami|
|Height||5ft 8 in|
A 1991 graduate of Miami Palmetto Senior High School, Marley played linebacker for the University of Miami football team, where he played alongside players like Dwayne Johnson and Ray Lewis. In 1993 he led the Hurricanes with 95 tackles. He later played professional football in the Canadian Football League with the now defunct Ottawa Rough Riders.
In 2011, Marley Coffee went public under the name Jammin Java Corp (OTC:JAMN).
Marley helps run his family's charitable organization, 1Love.
In college, Marley married his girlfriend Geraldine Khawly. Together they have a daughter, Eden, and a son, Nicolas, who attends Tulane University and plays linebacker on the school's football team.
Marley and musician Lauryn Hill met in 1996. Hill has referred to Marley as her husband, though the legal status of their relationship is unknown.
According to an October 2003 Rolling Stone article, Marley never divorced his first wife Geraldine Khawly. With Lauryn Hill he has five children. Their fifth child is a girl who was born in early 2008. Lauryn Hill has recorded songs about two of her children with Marley. "To Zion" on her first solo effort, 1998's The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill; and "Selah" featured on the Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood soundtrack in 2002.
Marley was engaged to Brazilian supermodel Isabeli Fontana, but in September 2012, the engagement ended.
- Bruce Newman. "Hurricane From The Caribbean". Sports Illustrated. 13 September 1993. Retrieved on 30 April 2013.
- George Vescey. "Sports of the Times; Sugar Bowl Rocks Early With Strains of Marley". New York Times. 29 December 1992. Retrieved on 8 August 2009.
- David O'Brien. "This Marley's music has more pop to it". Sun Sentinel. 3 September 1991. 1.C. Retrieved on 8 August 2009.
- "Lady Soul". Rolling Stone. 18 February 1999. Retrieved on 8 August 2009.
- Marley Coffee Website Clearly identifies Rohan Marley as the co-owner of Marley Coffee."Our Story on Marley Coffee Website"
- http://www.themotherland.info Motherland Film with Rohan Marley
- "Marley promotes good vibrations", Jamaica Observer, 21 October 2012, retrieved 27 October 2012
- The Mystery of Lauryn Hill : Rolling Stone
- Géraldine KHAWLY
- Laura Checkoway. "Inside 'The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill'". Rolling Stone. August
- http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1264/is_3_33/ai_87741110/pg_5 Essence Magazine
- http://allhiphop.com/stories/rumors/archive/2008/02/04/19232808.aspx Lauryn Hill had a baby girl in the very recent past
- YBF Exclusive: Lauryn Hill Is Preggers!
- http://www.bossip.com/11573/lauryn-gives-birth Lauryn Hill just had her 5th kid
- People magazine article: "Whatever Happened to ... Lauryn Hill?" 18 August 2008; Vol. 70 No. 7 by Tiffany McGee and Alex Tresniowski.
- FoxNews article: "White House Says 'No' to Denzel Washington's 'Great Debaters'".
- Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)