Players Philanthropy Fund (PPF) New Client: Jelani Jenkins Foundation, Inc.
Baltimore, PPF is pleased to announce its newest Fiscal Sponsorship client: Jelani Jenkins Foundation, Inc. (JJF). The President and Founder of JJF is Jelani Jenkins, NFL linebacker with the Oakland Raiders. Jenkins was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football for the University of Florida and high school football for Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney, MD. His philanthropy through his foundation will involve food giveaways and other outreach initiatives that support disadvantaged youth including The Ultimate Football Camp which will be available in 2017 at no cost to all participants.
“PPF welcomes Jelani to our team,” Matt Stover, co-founder and retired Baltimore Raven kicker said. “We have enjoyed getting to know Jelani and his family and learning more about his goals and objectives for his foundation. We know that he is committed to helping others. His mission is to support youth development through education, athletics and wellness activities that encourage students to reach their full potential both in the classroom and in life. This announcement is really gratifying for us,” Stover added. Jenkins is one of over 30 clients partnering with PPF to further their philanthropy.
About the Players Philanthropy Fund (PPF): PPF, a registered 501 (c) 3 charitable trust, is a revolutionary philanthropic management platform that is unique in the sports and entertainment industries and beyond. Researched, refined and developed by Stover, Seth McDonnell and Emil Kallina, it enables individuals to manage their charitable endeavors in a safe, easy, and cost-effective manner while at the same time safeguarding their financial assets and reputation from unnecessary risk. In addition to Jenkins’ new foundation, PPF is home to the following charitable efforts using either a Donor Advised Fund or Fiscal Sponsorship model: 4th and Forever Foundation, Inc., 53 Families Foundation, Inc., Allie and Friends Foundation, Inc., Anthony Levine 4every1 Foundation, Bryan Clay Foundation, Inc., CoreTech Foundation, Inc., Crain Family Foundation, Inc., Ed Reed "Eye of the Hurricane" Foundation, The Edgar Jones Foundation, The Edsall Family Foundation, EnduranceLeaders Foundation, Inc., The Etan Thomas Foundation, FanAngel Foundation, Inc., Fight For Life Foundation, Inc., Fireman Rob Foundation, Friends of Arlington Fund, Howard Empowers, Inc., Jelani Jenkins Foundation, Inc., Josh Gordy H.O.P.E. Foundation, Lardarius Webb Foundation, LaQuan Williams Foundation, LH Alumni Help Fund, Kick ‘N it for a Cause, Inc., Luhan-Herbst Family Foundation, Inc., Michael Barber Foundation, Operation Wounded Minds, Inc., Margot K. Shriver Fund, Pam Shriver Fund, Play Win Give Back Trust Fund, Sanaa Lathan Foundation, Inc., Santonio Holmes III & Long Foundation, Inc., Soul Arts & Music Foundation, Inc., Stover Family Foundation, Terrance West B.W.I. Foundation, Trenchwork Foundation, Will Fromm Foundation, Inc., WithMerci Foundation, Inc., and The Zebra Network. PPF Benevolent Fund Inc., a subsidiary of PPF also assists the Women’s Tennis Benefits Association / WTAAP (Women’s Tennis Association - WTA) with its philanthropy.