NFL Star Tyrann Mathieu Becomes Son of a Saint Ambassador

NEW ORLEANS  — NFL star Tyrann Mathieu has become an ambassador for Son of a Saint, the New Orleans-based nonprofit providing mentorship to fatherless boys. Mathieu is a Crescent City native, Super Bowl Champion and New Orleans Saints safety. He is known to football fans worldwide as the “Honey Badger.” 

“Becoming an ambassador for Son of a Saint is an incredible honor for me. This organization’s mission to support fatherless young men and provide them with mentorship, guidance, and opportunities resonates deeply with my own personal journey,” said Mathieu in a press release. “I understand firsthand the impact positive role models can have on a young person’s life, and I am committed to using my platform to make a difference. Son of a Saint empowers these young men to overcome adversity, pursue their dreams, and become leaders in their communities. I am proud to be a part of this organization and to help shape a brighter future for the next generation.”

Son of a Saint has partnered with Mathieu and the Tyrann Mathieu Foundation in various capacities over a number of years. Collaborations have included holiday giving special events, back-to-school engagement activities and shopping excursions for Son of a Saint’s student athletes. 

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“We’re thrilled to welcome Tyrann as an official program ambassador,” said Son of a Saint Founder and CEO Bivian “Sonny” Lee III. “His dedication to his community and his passion for making a positive impact align perfectly with our mission. Tyrann will undoubtedly serve as a source of inspiration and hope for our mentees as they navigate their journey to adulthood.”

As a Son of a Saint Ambassador, Mathieu will continue to play a pivotal role in raising awareness about the organization’s initiatives and mission-driven efforts to transform the lives of New Orleans youth. His future involvement will include engaging with Son of a Saint’s mentees, participating in community events, and advocating for the importance of positive male role models in the lives of at-risk youth.

Mathieu’s remarkable journey from adversity to success, both on and off the field, serves as a powerful example for the young boys in the Son of a Saint program. His resilience and determination to overcome obstacles have made him a role model to many, and his partnership with Son of a Saint provides invaluable support to the organization and all those who witness the shared success.

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