Ever heard of a multi-billionaire who committed to giving away half of his wealth to charity and is ever faithful to his pledge? Arthur Blank is a signatory of the Giving Pledge with 50% of a staggering net worth of $4.7 billion pledged to charity. He is worth all that because he banks as a business tycoon, co-founder of Home Depot, owner of Atlanta United (a soccer club) and Atlanta Falcons (a franchise in the NFL).
His company – Home Depot, has given a substantial amount of wealth as a part of its social corporate responsibility to communities and non-profit organizations. From 1995 to date, his family foundation, known as Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation is known to have given millions of dollars away to charities and several community causes.gala natalizio
Keenan Allen lives for the American football, this is evident when one regards the favorite people in his life, both friends and family. For instance, David Amerson his childhood friend is part of the NFL world, he was drafted in 2013 by the Washington Redskins from where he moved to the Oakland Raiders in 2015. Amerson is currently a cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs, he joined the team in 2008.
Similarly, Keenan’s older half-brother, Zach Maynard played as a quarterback for the Buffalo Bulls and the Golden Bears of the University of California. That’s not all, Keenan has a cousin – Maurice Harris – who has been serving The Redskins as a wide receiver since 2016.
If there were any doubts about Keenan Allen’s capability in bringing the best out of his NFL team as a wide receiver, he cleared it all in the 5th season of his professional career. After he battled a kidney injury which messily blurred his remarkable records at the beginning of the 2015 campaign, his return in 2016 was followed by an ACL injury which sidelined almost throughout the 2016 season.
Thankfully, the next year (2017) was a good one for him, he wasn’t bedeviled by any injury as he played most of the games. He was phenomenal and finished the season as the Professional Football Writers of America Comeback Player of the Year. Sporting News and Associated Press equally named him as such.
Above all, he was picked to take part in the all-star game of the NFL (Pro Bowl 2017). Beyond his profile, the following are the things one ought to know about the Chargers’ wide receiver, the facts of his life and career.
Keenan Allen’s Profile
Named Keenan Alexander Allen after his birth on 27th April 1992, this bloke was raised in his Greensboro, North Carolina which was equally where he was birthed.
Keenan started developing himself for a career as an athlete right from his days in high school. He was athletically inclined and thrived in basketball and track and field events. However, his passion was with football. From what we learned, he first schooled at Grimsley High School in Greensboro where he played alongside his half-brother before moving to Northern Guilford High School where he spent his junior and senior seasons.
Keenan was super-good in the game and he got to participate in all-American high school game – U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Among other things, USA Today named him in its All-America selection, Allen was rated as a five-star recruit by various platforms and this made him a popular demand for various universities.
Settling for a college career with the Golden Bears of the University of California, Berkeley, Keenan attained numerous remarkable heights and this lasted from 2010 to 2012. In 2013, he was drafted by the Chargers as the 76th overall pick and in the third round. Allen has remained with the Bolts since then.chasidy boothby
Pittsburgh Steelers never got enough of Troy Polamalu who always dished his skills hot at every single game. After twelve years of thrill, he has become a name that cannot be easily forgotten in the National Football League (NFL). His impeccable skills earned him a place at the Steelers in the first round of the 2003 NFL draft. Troy’s story about his humble beginnings, as well as his rise to popularity, is what every aspiring American footballer needs to hear. Here are lesser known facts about the talented footballer.tatum shen
Sarah Midori Perry is a British-Japanese born musician famous as a member of the band Kero Kero Bonito (KKB), an indie pop, electropop, and dance-rock band that has been in existence since 2011. Perry as a member of the band sings and raps in both the English language and in Japanese. She has been a member of the band right from its beginning and has been largely instrumental in all the successes the band has recorded since it came into existence. There is more to the musician, let us get started with her bio below.blossom rosher
Valkyrae is an alias used by popular YouTuber and online video-game streamer on Twitch, a commercial platform created by Amazon for mainly live streaming of video games and online broadcasts. The online video gamer’s new found love when it comes to video games is Fortnite which is responsible for her recent successes, little wonder she spends ample time playing it. Fortnite was created and released by Epic Games, an American company that specializes in software and video game development. Read on as we reveal the identity, net worth and more, including the love life of our mystery video-gamer.cruz plesant
Arguably, one of National Football League’s (NFL) toughest and most dependable wide receiver, Edward Thomas McCaffrey who is widely known as Ed McCaffrey is one of the game’s most popular players. Though he has retired from professional American football where he played as a wide receiver for thirteen seasons during which he won three Super Bowl rings, Ed still holds the reins for upcoming champions and standouts in the arena, serving as a coach.
McCaffrey played his collegiate career at Stanford University where he earned first-team All-American honors. He was drafted by the New York Giants in 1991 and also played for the San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos where he set a record for most receptions in a season with 101 receptions in 2000.
Interestingly, his sons took after him in the fields and are making their marks as the best in the sport with their performances in high school and beyond. Here is a look at his bio, family, net worth, and other facts.
Ed Mccaffrey’s Bio
The former Bronco wide receiver was born the oldest of five children to Ed Sr. and Elizabeth McCaffrey on August 17, 1968, in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. His siblings are accomplished athletes in their own right as well and include two brothers – Billy McCaffrey (a retired pro basketball player) and Michael, a former Duke and Vanderbilt college basketball player – and two sisters; Monica of Georgetown University Women’s Basketball and Meghan.
McCaffrey not only wowed his high school audience as a football player, he was also a basketball standout. He attended Allentown Central Catholic High School where he competed in the East Penn Conference in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. In basketball, he averaged 21.4 points his senior season and finished his career with a then-school record 1,637 points. His team, Vikings also won a state title in 1984 and in 1986.
Coming from a family where hard work is revered and education esteemed, Ed McCaffrey excelled as a student even while recording success in the gridiron. His academic and athletic prowess earned him a ticket to Stanford University in California, where his collegiate career took off. Marking a highlight in his college career was his selection as an All-American in his senior year.
He was drafted in the third round by the New York Giants in 1991 bringing his dream of becoming pro football player to reality. Following a three-year spell with the Giants, he signed one year contract with the San Francisco 49ers in 1994. Though his playtime was limited which was only a season, his contributions counted. His reliable and key roles saw 49ers winning its fifth Super Bowl title.
The following season, he found a home in Denver Broncos where he became a top and reliable target for quarterback John Elway who directed the offense of the game. During his time with the team, Ed McCaffrey proved to be an asset. He became a 1,000-yard receiver with a compilation of 1053 yards on 64 catches in 1998 reprising his efforts in 1999 and 2000 with 1,083 yards on 71 catches, and 1,317 receiving yards on 101 catches (setting a record for most receptions) respectively.
Furthermore, in 1998 and 1999, the Broncos won its first two Super Bowl championships, a third for Ed. He also made his Pro Bowl appearance in 1998. He was the second of the wide receiver duo with teammate Rod Smith to each gain 100 receptions in the same season in 2000; the only second duo from the same team.
Following a series of injuries which hampered him, he called it quits and retired at the end of the 2003 season on February 29, 2004. He finished his career with 565 receptions for 7,422 yards, 55 touchdowns, and played 185 games wearing #87.
Prior to the end of his football career phase, he began work as a coach. He coached youth football camps in the summer of 2000 as well as founded sports camps, SportsEddy in 2011 comprising of football, lacrosse, soccer, baseball, and basketball camps. Also, he channeled some of his energy into charitable and entrepreneurial courses.
The football family is not only known for their athletic prowess but also for their positive charitable outlook as well as in-depth involvement therein. Ed and Lisa founded the McCaffrey Family Foundation which helps children out of academic or financial hardship due to medical situations.
In partnership with the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, he produces cheerleading camp for individuals with Down syndrome, The Ed McCaffrey “Dare to Play” football camp and the “Dare to Cheer”. On the entrepreneurial front, Ed has his own brand of condiments —Ed McCaffrey’s Rocky Mountain Horseradish and Ed McCaffrey’s Spicy Brown Mustard which is sold in grocery stores across Colorado and in Nebraska.
He was named head football coach at Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado in February 2018 serving as the school’s third coach.
Ed Mccaffrey’s Net Worth
The former wide receiver, coach, and entrepreneur had a successful career and is still setting the trends with his ventures. According to Celebrity Net Worth, his net worth is $6 million.roberto standrew
Brian Tee is one actor in the American film industry whose profile has been on a steady rise since he debuted in the industry in the year 2000. His most successful work so far can still be attributed to The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006); a crime and action film where he played the role of Takashi “D.K.” But aside this, there are a lot of other films and movies he has notably featured in which you will find out more about here. For a start, did you know that the name Brian Tee is not even his birth name?angelo macdiarmid