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Although Devon no longer plays for the Detroit Lions. He wanted to honor his commitment to the Midnight Golf Program with the Devon Kennard Scholarship Fund and go out with a bang. With that idea in mind he decided to pick 4 scholarship winners (there were only 2 winners in 2019) and instead of a $5,000 scholarship each of the four kids will receive $10,000.
With the current issues going on in our country today Devon wanted to further his commitment to the next generation in hope that as nation our best days are still to come.
The former Desert Vista High and USC star is coming off a 58-tackle, seven-sack year in what was his second season at linebacker for the Detroit Lions after playing his first four with the New York Giants.
Devon Stopped by The Community Footlocker store on 8 Mile Rd in Detroit with 4 DPS students from the Detroit brotherhood & sisterhood after school program. These kids were hand picked by the Detroit police volunteers and acknowledged for being leaders in the program and maintaining great grades! I wanted to reward them with a shopping spree for Christmas!
For Thanksgiving Devon and his teammates Matthew Stafford, Jarrad David and Danny Amendola partnered with Ford to surprise the Detroit Boxing Gym with new equipment, a car to get kids to and from program and tickets to a game. The Detroit Boxing Gym is a non profit organization in Detroit thats a safe haven for kids to go after school and get school work done as well as learn boxing and other leadership skills that is applicable in all areas of life.
Devon went to Cleveland Ohio to speak at the Fuel Up To Play 60 Summit where he shared the stage with 2x gold Olympian and champion boxer Clareesa Shields. He spoke about how he thinks we can all make an impact in our communities.
Devon created the “Devon Kennard Scholarship Fund” for students who are apart of the Midnight Golf Program in Detroit. Midnight Golf Program is an after school program for high school students who are in their junior and senior years. MGP spends time mentoring the kids as well as helping the kids get ready for college by providing SAT tutoring, walking them through application processes as well as applying for scholarships.