Athletes Who Have Overcome Homelessness

Athletes are known for defying the odds, but there are few more remarkable stories in sports than those who overcome homelessness. The journey these stars go through to bring their families out of poverty by reaching the pinnacle of their profession is truly inspiring. Athletes who speak about homelessness share some of the most personal stories imaginable. They are ideal guests for a variety of galas, charity events and more.

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Javon Kinlaw has overcome amazing obstacles to become an NFL star. He originally immigrated to the United States from Trinidad and Tobago and spent part of his childhood homeless. Kinlaw also spent a...

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Knowshon Moreno joined the Denver Broncos in 2009 as a first-round pick out of the University of Georgia. While playing for the Bulldogs he earned SEC Freshman of the Year and First-Team Freshman All-...

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Michael Oher is a former NFL offensive lineman. He is best-known as the subject of the 2006 book, The Blind Side: Evolution of the Game, and the 2009 Academy Award-winning film, The Blind Side. Both t...

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Najee Harris is a running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers who was selected in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. Harris is another in a long line of great running backs to come out of the Univers...

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Ronda Rousey is currently the #1 ranked pound-for-pound female in UFC and is #7 pound-for-pound in all of UFC. She is a perfect 10-0-0, winning almost of all of her fights in the first round with the...