Marques Anderson at WE First Gallery Rasmus

From Football to Philanthropy: A Former NFL Player’s Journey to Change the World

If you’ve done some browsing of about.me you’ve probably run across a stunning photo, vivid green with a man walking along an almost invisible road through the forest. With such a compelling photo, maybe you clicked on the page to discover more about the man behind the photograph, Marques Anderson.

A former NFL safety, Marques played football professionally in the United States for four seasons with the Green Bay Packers, Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers. Following his time in the NFL he traveled, earned a master’s degree, coached football in Norway and founded the World Education Foundation. In his role as director of the foundation he’s traveled to over 50 countries, documenting his travels through photography.

This month, as we end our series of interviews of athletes on about.me and head into our month on sustainability and the environment (in honor of Earth Day on April 22nd), it seems apt to be sharing the story of Marques’s incredible journey through sports and how it is inspiring him to change the world.

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A Scientific Approach to Golf: Lessons from a PGA instructor

Trillium Rose doesn’t just love golf, she lives it.

At the age of just six she swung her first golf club while on the practice range with her father. By the age of eight she was on the course with him, enjoying how he made the game so much fun. As she grew older, in order to play with other kids her age, she began entering into junior tournaments. 

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Dan Evans on about.me

The World of Sports, Acting and Books in Follow Friday

Happy Friday Everyone! Today we’re excited to be featuring the pages of four about.me community members who submitted themselves to our #FFaboutme contest.

If you don’t see your page on this week’s #FFaboutme you can always try for next week by adding your about.me URL to your Twitter bio and tweeting at us @aboutdotme with the hashtag, #FFaboutme. And don’t forget, you have to have a picture of you and your lovely face in your background photo! Here are some tips for finding the perfect photo.

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