USA Today High School Sports—December 15, 2015
USA Today High School Sports reports New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings went out to Roosevelt High School on Long Island to present the USA Football and Hospital for Special Surgery ‘Heart of a Giant’ award to a varsity football player.
The 2015 winner, Chukwuma Ukwu, was honored for both his commitment to his team and the work he has done founding a mentoring and transitioning program at the school, called Future Rough Riders of America (FRRA). As part of his work, FRRA has both hosted well-known and established Roosevelt alumni to speak about their careers and experiences after high school and also established a mentoring program with feeding middle schools so that future Roosevelt students are ready to make the most of their high school experience.
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