Damian Gregory former NFL Player known for his athletics on the field and his championships off the field believed in a dream greater than himself. Damian knew from a young child he wanted nothing more than to be an agent of change, so he did just that. He set out to challenge the leaders of tomorrow, today’s youth, by providing what is now the well-known Gridiron Group. Throughout the U.S., Gridiron provides training and practical resources that link support and education together with a touch of inspiration Giving Adolescents New Goals, a new life and the faith to fly!

James Lamar has a medical business marketing background  with seven years in the Home Care Health field, as well marketing to different medical fields, and doctors to coordinate with patients primary doctors and specialty doctors ensuring the quality of care.

Over the years James Lamar has worked for several HMO and CMS insurance to better ensure the outcome for patients and their insurance as well as several other companies as consultant for relationships between organizations, partnering now with Gridiron Group with Patient Provider Solutions.

Clarence Love a Super Bowl Champion and GANG member shares his humility with everyone he comes into contact with as he challenges youth to overcome every barrier that stands in the way of their dreams. Love attended college at the University of Toledo and was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 4th round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He played with the Eagles, the Baltimore Ravens where he won Super Bowl XXXV, and the Oakland Raiders. Clarence’s passion for youth keeps him extremely active in his community.

Ben Kelly a Super Bowl Champion and GANG member is a former American football cornerback of the National Football League, Arena Football League and Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the third round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at Colorado.

Kelly was also a member of the New England Patriots, Denver Broncos, Los Angeles Avengers, Calgary Stampeders and Grand Rapids Rampage. He earned a Super Bowl ring with the Patriots in Super Bowl XXXVI. Kelly is well represented in the Aloha Bowl record books after he returned a kickoff for a TD against Oregon on Dec. 25, 1998

Ron Rice a former NFL player and President of the NFL Alumni Detroit Chapter, and National Board member of Charity Ron’s passion is for players and their family as their advocate for success and quality of life.

Under the NFL Alumni Association, the NFL Alumni Foundation is a 501 (c)(3), non-profit organization composed of former professional football players, owners, coaches, administrators and cheerleaders who have joined together to support youth charities. Additionally, Associate Members play an integral role in supporting the charity and educational goals of the NFL Alumni.

Mark  Word is a former professional American football player who played defensive end for three seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Cleveland Browns.  While he was signed to the Cleveland Browns, Mark suffered a shoulder injury during training camp and was forced to spend the rest of the season on the injured reserve list. In 2005, Mark finished out his football career playing for the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL.

Since then Mark has been involve with numerous programs in various communities working with youth specifically on and off the field. Over the past several years Mark has been a part the Gridiron G.A.N.G. helping with Gridiron Institute Football Camps and other initiatives with the Gridrion Group.