Malcolm Jenkins named Eagles’ Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee
7 December 2017 Eagles News
Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins has made both a huge impact on and off the field for the Eagles.
Through all of his efforts, Jenkins has been named the Eagles Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee. The Walter Payton Man of the Year award is one of the NFL’s most prestigious honors, it recognizes players for their outstanding work off the field.
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) December 8, 2017
Jenkins does outstanding work with his foundation, The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation, where he has various events which raises money and helps the less fortunate across four states. As well as his foundation, Jenkins has made big advances in his fight for equality and criminal justice reform.
If there is any model player in the NFL, it is Jenkins, On the field, he is one of the best players and off the field, he is inspirational and life-changing. it is hard to argue there has not been a better free agent signing in the NFL than when the Eagles signed Jenkins back in 2014. He is a model player and one any player with the aspirations of becoming a pro should follow.
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