You expect a Heisman Trophy winner to be good at football, but you might not know that many of them really know how to hammer a nail, too. For the fourth year in a row, the Heisman Trophy Trust has partnered up with Nissan to construct a Habitat for Humanity home in Nashville.
The Heisman Trophy winners participating in the build are:
- Tim Brown (Notre Dame)
- Mark Ingram (Alabama)
- George Rogers (South Carolina)
- Billy Sims (Oklahoma)
- Current Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (Oregon)
These Heisman Trophy winners are joined by the future homeowner Mohammed Berema and his wife, Khadija Aldom. They will also be joined by various teams of Nissan volunteers for a month-long build.
Jeremy Tucker, VP of marketing for Nissan said, “We’re grateful to these athletes for joining in this unique partnership…to help Berema and Aldom and their family improve their living conditions through home ownership.”
The partnership between Nissan and Habitat for Humanity has been a long and fruitful one. According to a press release from the automaker, Nissan employees have helped to build 70 homes and the Nissan has donated $13 million since 2006.
To find out more about the Heisman Trophy and Nissan alliance, stop by and ask us at Nissan of Lake Charles!