Adam Adams – The Man Behind Muzzleloaders
Muzzleloading allows hunters to explore the rich hunting tradition. Modern muzzleloaders can now take game out to 200 yards ranges.
Muzzleloaders are generally utilized for hunting deer, elk, and antelope; some states even provide dedicated muzzleloader seasons.
Early Life and Education
Adam was raised in Eden, NY where he discovered an interest in muzzleloading at an early age. By twelve he began rebuilding and restoring his own gun as well as creating much of his hunting gear himself. Later, while attending Colorado College where he majored in history while also lettering on both football and lacrosse teams while dabbling in gunsmithing in his free time and attending historical reenactments in his spare time. Later as an infantry officer in the US Marine Corps he earned two combat action ribbons as well as multiple expert rifle/pistol badges
Adam took an early interest in gunsmithing and muzzleloading. At age 12, he completed his first gun refinishing project as well as building his first muzzleloader from a kit. Following graduation from high school, Adam set forth to fulfill his American Dream of becoming a gunsmith and opening a gun shop in Western New York by attending Pennsylvania Gunsmith School and reviving John Henrich Company to honor its founder – great-great-grandfather John Henrich himself!
Adams started all 16 games for the Jets in 2017 and recorded 83 combined tackles (63 solo), six pass deflections, and two sacks during his rookie campaign. Additionally, Adams received AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors against New York Giants that year. In 2018, Adams started all 16 games with 115 tackles, 3.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, and one interception under his belt.
Achievement and Honors
Adams has long championed education and social justice causes. He has dedicated considerable time and energy to organizations such as CyberUP, Cyber Patriot, Computer Science for All, Legacy Flight Academy – each striving to encourage new generations into cyber and STEM fields – while his efforts extend far beyond local initiatives, impacting communities nationwide.
Adams was honored with the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award for his dedication and longstanding volunteer service to his community. This prestigious accolade recognizes those individuals who have made extraordinary contributions and served others through extraordinary service in their field. Nominees must have provided at least 4,000 hours in pro bono legal or law-related pro bono service to an underserved client or population.