Ohio State Will Honor Malcolm Jenkins for $250,000 Donation to Athletic Department Initiative

By D.J. Byrnes on September 28, 2016 at 3:30 pm
Malcolm Jenkins to be honored by Ohio State.

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Ohio State will honor former All-American defensive back Malcolm Jenkins during the first quarter of Saturday's game against Rutgers for his $250,000 donation to a new athletic department initiative. 

The Complete Athlete Program (CAP), a brainchild of Jenkins and Ohio State Athletics Director of Development Raymont Harris, aims to "support a new innovative life skills curriculum for current and former Ohio State student athletes."

CAP will include seminars led by industry leaders on topics aimed at helping athletes with transitioning to a post-football career.

  • Personal Financial Management: Lawrence Funderburke, FunderMax Fitness
  • Lifestyle Management: Ryan Broyles, NFL Free Agent
  • Family Relationships: Stephen Rhodes, Signify Wealth
  • Understanding the Importance of Credit: Dennis Maag / Brian Stablein, JP Morgan Chase
  • Networking 101: Bethny Brown, Vice President Human Resources at Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
  • Career Planning:  Eddie George, Former NFL Player, Actor, Sports Analyst, and Professor

Jenkins will present the university with his check during the on-field ceremonies.

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