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Nnamdi Asomugha is a defensive back for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He is a dedicated athlete, actor, and philanthropist, applying the same discipline that has helped him achieve success on the field to all other aspects of his life.
Nnamdi began his professional football career with the Oakland Raiders after being selected in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft. A four-time All Pro selection, Asomugha has emerged as one of the League’s best defensive backs, earning him starting positions in the 2008, 2009, and 2010 Pro Bowls.
Nnamdi has used his platform as a professional athlete to elevate his philanthropic missions. Along with his family, he formally founded The Asomugha Foundation in 2010 to support two key programs: Orphans and Widows In Need (OWIN) and Asomugha College Tour for Scholars (ACTS).