TheGrio's 100: Myron Rolle, Rhodes Scholar footballer with a heart

On first glance, Myron Rolle appears to be three different, highly accomplished people living secretly under one alias. One Myron Rolle was drafted in 2010 as a new safety for the Tennessee Titans, another Myron Rolle is a Rhodes Scholar who earned a Master in Science in medical anthropology from Oxford in 2009, the last, a founder of a non-profit foundation that sponsors charitable initiatives throughout the world to benefit children and families in need. The simple truth is that behind all of these activities is a man who is passionate and driven, and a true inspiration for athlete, physician, or otherwise.

Myron Rolle is making history ... by being a true example of a modern Renaissance man. He was an All-American safety at Florida State, had near perfect grades, and was one of only two dozen students selected to receive the prestigious Rhodes his junior year. His foundation has developed a number of programs and camps to promote health and fitness, including hosting a Wellness and Leadership Academy for 100 foster children in 2009.

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