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Philadelphia Eagle defensive back Nnamdi Asomugha has been dubbed “the senator” by teammates due to his philanthropy involving youth and education.

Asomugha has started “Asamugha College Tour for Scholars” which takes high school students on college tours.

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The Grio reports:

On what inspires him to give back, Asomugha said, “Anytime that other family members from Nigeria wanted to come over, they would house them. You know, so there would be times when we would be at home where there would be 10 or 11 people in a house that was meant for five. There was that sort of service mentality that was always in the house and it’s just helping out.”

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