Bring the heat: Jaguars linebacker Myles Jack's homemade candles are in heavy demand


Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper can do more than just run routes and catch passes. He can solve a Rubik’s Cube insanely fast.

Jack be nimble. Jack be quick. Jack makes his own candlesticks?

That may not be exactly how the nursery rhyme goes, but it fits the booming business Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Myles Jack runs out of his kitchen.

Less than two months into his first entrepreneurial venture, Jack is “overwhelmed by orders” for his hand-poured candles. The 23-year-old picked up the hobby while looking for something new and creative to try during this offseason. He turned to Youtube tutorials and online articles for tips on how to make candles, then began experimenting with scents and dyes once he mastered the basics. Now, every candle he sells goes toward funding for community charity events.

Jack remembers his first foray into candle making well and recalled it to USA TODAY Sports:

“I always take baths with candles … so I made my own…

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