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Detroit Lions safety Will Harris (25) Detroit Lions defensive back Tracy Walker (21) during training camp practice at the Training Facility in Allen Park, MI on September 18, 2020. (Jeff Nguyen/Detroit Lions)

Detroit Lions players strive to be strong, positive role models both on and off the playing field. Dedicating their time to mentoring young students and athletes, volunteering at community events, and advocating for sustainable change, Lions players are committed to investing in the neighborhoods where they work and play.

Flowers of the Future Foundation

Flowers of the Future Foundation

Founded by defensive back Trey Flowers, the Flowers of the Future Foundation aims to establish community engagement, promote physical fitness, develop positive values and engage in philanthropic endeavors that aid in the overall betterment of youth in an effort to plant seeds that continuously grow 'flowers for a better tomorrow'. Since Flower's start in Detroit, the foundation has engaged with local organizations to uplift local children & teens, assisting with resources and mentorship.

IMPACT Foundation

IMPACT Foundation

Kerryon Johnson's IMPACT Foundation was created to benefit the community by increasing early childhood literacy, mentoring adolescents and young adults, providing assistance to families in need, advocating for student-athletes, creating opportunities for community advancement, and teaching general health awareness.

SAY Play Detroit

SAY Play Detroit

Throughout his career in Detroit, Matthew Stafford has been devoted to SAY Play Detroit, an organization dedicated to increasing academic performance, attendance and graduation rates, by offering sports as reward for study. In 2015, Stafford partnered with S.A.Y. Detroit and the city of Detroit to renovate and reopen Lipke Park recreation center, which now features athletic facilities and a football field, named in Stafford's honor.

Playworks Support

Playworks Support

Safety Miles Killebrew serves on the Board of Directors of Playworks Michigan, a Detroit Lions Charities grant partner dedicated to helping schools and districts make the most of recess, so all kids have access to safe play. In 2019, Killebrew was awarded the "Recess Superhero" award by Playworks Michigan for his continued support and engagement with students and the organization at large.

Detroit Lions Academy Support

Detroit Lions Academy Support

During his time in Detroit, cornerback Jamal Agnew has been committed to mentoring and advocating for the students of Detroit Lions Academy (DLA). Serving as a keynote speaker at the 8th grade promotional ceremony, engaging with students at events and workshops, and designing his cleats for My Cause My Cleats in the school's honor, Agnew has been a consistent presence for the DLA community.