Morten Andersen, nicknamed “The Great Dane”, is a former National Football League kicker and All-American at Michigan State University. He is the all-time leader in games played in the NFL at 382, in addition he also holds the distinction of being the all-time leading scorer in NFL history, as well as being the all-time leading scorer for two different rival teams; the New Orleans Saints, with whom he spent 13 seasons, and the Atlanta Falcons, with whom he spent a combined eight seasons.
“What you give will grow…what you keep will perish!“
The purpose of the foundation: to affect positive change among children and youth locally, regionally, nationally and globally.
The ideology behind the foundation:
Pay it forward to the next generation
Affect positive change among youth regardless of race, sex, religion or nationality.
Areas of emphasis and focus:
Education and scholarships
Quality of life for children and youth with emphasis on preventing obesity through fitness
i.e. NFL play 60 program
President’s National Council on Fitness