In The Community
In The Community
Jaguars in the Community: HabiJax
Jaguars defensive tackle Sheldon Day and tight end Gannon Sinclair teamed up with HabiJax and EverBank to add the finishing touches on a new home.
Jaguars Recognize Ron Armstrong with Sponsored By Grace
Ron Armstrong, Founder and Executive Director of Sponsored By Grace, was selected as the Florida Blue Community Champion of the game at the Jaguars vs Bengals game for his leadership and empowerment of children and families through sharing the Gospel, connecting them to local faith families and meeting their physical needs. Learn more: https://sponsoredbygrace.org/
Jaguars Recognize Deloris Quaranta with Northeast Florida Women Veterans
Deloris Quaranta, Founder and CEO of Northeast Florida Women Veterans, was selected as the Florida Blue Community Champion of the game at the Jaguars vs Titans game for her leadership and commitment to assist women veterans transition back into civilian community with the tools and resources needed. Learn more: https://forwomenvets.org/
Jaguars Recognize Florida Blue Community Champion Lonnie Marts Jr. With Level the Playing Field
Jaguars Legend Lonnie Marts Jr., CEO and co-founder of Level the Playing Field, was selected as the Florida Blue Community Champion at Sunday's game against the 49ers for his commitment to empowering young male athletes of color from single parent homes to become successful on and off the field. Learn more about Level the Playing Field.
Jaguars Receive the Firefighter Experience with Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation & JFRD
Offensive Lineman Luke Fortner had an impressive visit to the local Jacksonville Fire & Rescue Department training facility with an opportunity to experience the speed at which firefighters move, drive the firetruck simulator, and navigate lifesaving equipment. Thank you to all first responders for your selflessness and dedication.
Jaguars Recognize Florida Blue Community Champion Sheryl Johnson with Hearts 4 Minds
Sheryl Johnson, Founder and President of Hearts 4 Minds, was selected as the Jaguars and Florida Blue's Community Champion of the game and recognized at Sunday's game against the Colts for her leadership and commitment to the community. Learn more about Hearts 4 Minds.
Jaguars Host a Special Outing at Main Event in Honor of Crucial Catch
The Jacksonville Jaguars, countless local Jacksonville nonprofits and our partners at Southern Chevy Dealers all came together to put on a special event for hundreds of kids and families impacted by cancer. Multiple Jaguars players, The ROAR, and Jaxson de Ville played games, bowling and overall spent an evening making a difference in the lives of many.
Jaguars Announce Their 2023 Somos DUUUVAL Community Leader Award Winner
President/CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida, Paul Martinez, has been selected as the Jaguars 2023 Somos DUUUVAL Community Leader Award Winner. Learn more about the impact he is making daily in the Jacksonville community.
Jaguar Employees Share What Their Hispanic Heritage Means to Them
Jaguars staff spent time reflecting on specific elements and influences in their upbringing that are most important to them. They each describe how their Hispanic roots have cultivated them into the individuals they are today that we are proud to have representing the Jaguars organization
Making an Impact! Recap of Jaguars Helmet Donation to Hawthorne High School
With fall approaching the Jaguars know that means more than just the game of football to the people of Jacksonville. We teamed up with Gatorade to provide a surrounding high school with brand new equipment for their 2023 season and are excited to continue impacting the community that forms DUUUVAL.
Jaguars Kicked Off Play Football Month with a Surprise Helmet Donation
The Jaguars donated 215 helmets to 7 youth football teams at training camp. Tommy Johnston, President of Greater Jax Pop Warner, speaks on the impact the Jaguars are having on the youth football community year-around and during Play Football Month.
Jaguars Help Open State-of-the-Art Multi-Purpose Field at Clanzel T. Brown Park in Jacksonville, Florida
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida and the Jaguars joined forces to celebrate the grand opening of a state-of-the-art multi-purpose field at Clanzel T. Brown Park. This exciting event was made possible through partnerships with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Group 1001, and the City of Jacksonville.
Jaguars Make Waves on International Surfing Day
Jaguars are catching waves with Sunrise Surf Shop, Dick "Rozo" Rosborough (Owner of Rozo Surfboards) and Artist, Sandro "Dusty Nomad" Young to join the celebration of sports, culture and nature on International Surfing Day. 🤙 For the chance to win an exclusive surfboard, purchase 2023 Season Tickets today through Tuesday, June 20th. Buy tickets HERE. See sweepstakes rules HERE.
📹 LB Foye Oluokun and S Daniel Thomas Make A Surprise Visit to Hogan-Spring Glen Elementary School
Get ready to be inspired as LB Foye Oluokun and S Daniel Thomas make a surprise visit to Hogan-Spring Glen Elementary School! The Jaguars and Florida Blue have partnered up to create a Literacy Locker Room where they distributed over 500 books to the students. Witness the magic of reading unfold as these athletes help support the students in their reading journey.
2023 Literacy Locker Room with Jaguars Safety Daniel Thomas
Empowering Jacksonville's youth with literacy skills and community spirit, Jaguars Safety Daniel Thomas partners with Florida Lottery for an impactful day of giving back to the students at Englewood Elementary during our Literacy Locker Room event. 📚
Revitalizing OUTEAST: Jacksonville's Historic Eastside | NFL Films
VP of Social Responsibility, T-Neisha Tate, speaks on the Jaguars' partnership with LIFT JAX to revitalize Jacksonville's Historic Eastside neighborhood. The Eastside Legacy Business Council and LIFT JAX kicked off its first collaborative placemaking project on February 17th, installing six murals along the beloved A. Philip Randolph Boulevard. In 2021, Jaguars Owner Shad Khan committed $1 million to LIFT JAX and its work with the Historic Eastside CDC.
Jaguars HOF Tony Boselli Leads Girls Flag College Showcase
The Jaguars teamed up with RCX Sports to host the first ever Girls Flag Football College Showcase. Over a hundred girls flag football athletes had the chance to show off their top skills and be scouted by countless colleges. This once in a lifetime opportunity is just the beginning of us moving the game forward!
Video | 🎥 2022 Florida Blue Literacy Locker Room
Florida Blue, the Jaguars Official Community Partner, teamed up with this year's Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nominee, Tyler Shatley, to bring Literacy Locker Room to Guardian Catholic School; delivering more than 500 books to classrooms. Florida Blue is proud to partner with the Jaguars Foundation in this initiative to provide a pathway for students to gain access to free books to take home and continue learning and investing in their futures.
Video | 🎥 Tyler Shatley Surprises Local Business Owner with Super Bowl Tickets
Jaguars OL Tyler Shatley toured the all new Grounds of Grace coffee shop and surprises the organization's founder, Ron Armstrong, with a pair of tickets to Super Bowl LVII in Arizona for his years of service and commitment to the Jacksonville community. Grounds of GRACE is a ministry that supports the non-profit Sponsored by GRACE, an organization near and dear to Shatley.
Video | Jaguars Bring FAFSA Nights to Jacksonville High Schools
The Jaguars Foundation teamed up with the Florida Lottery to bring 2022 FAFSA Nights to the following Jacksonville high schools – Raines High School, Ed White High School, and Englewood High School. At each event, parents and students were connected with financial aid professionals to help guide them through the FAFSA application process. Former Jaguars Tight End, Damon Jones, addressed the students and parents at the Englewood High School FAFSA Night.
Jaguars Season Ticket Members go trick-or-treating at the 2022 Annual Tour and Treat.
Jaguars Season Ticket Members and their families showed out in costume for the 2022 Annual Tour and Treat event presented by Cadillac where they got to enjoy autographs from Jaguars alumni, trick-or-treating and even a haunted house.
2022 Jaguars Legends Weekend
When Jaguars Legends gathered for their annual weekend in Jacksonville in early October the stories were a little better and the memories a little brighter than usual. That's what a Gold Jacket can do; it helped transform an ordinary Legends Weekend into an amazing celebration of a franchise and its former players.
The Jaguars and Fuel Up to Play 60 team up to inspire healthy living
The Jacksonville Jaguars teamed up with Florida Fuel Up to Play 60 and the NFL to provide a helping hand to Long Branch Elementary through the Hometown Grants Program. Long Branch used the funding to offer healthier food options and remodel their outdoor cafeteria.
98-year-old World War II veteran joins the Jaguars for a team huddle
Coach Pederson invited Joy Casino, a 98-year-old World War II veteran, and her friends and family to watch practice on June 6, 2022. She watched practice from Mr. Khan's personal game day suite, and Pederson presented her with a helmet and plaque to commemorate her service and experience with the team. Followed by many hugs and handshakes, she participated in the final team huddle.
Jags In The Community: High School QB Skills Challenge
The Jacksonville Jaguars host the 2nd annual High School QB Challenge as part of the Jaguars PREP program presented by Dream Finders Homes. With over 100 quarterbacks in attendance, local high school talent had a chance to show off their skills and even receive some words of wisdom from former NFL quarterback and Jaguars Head Coach Doug Pederson.
Creating Black History | Ep. 3 - PlantFitAthletes
This February the Jacksonville Jaguars are highlighting individuals in the community who are making Black History. In the third episode of our Creating Black History series, mom, health warrior, and business owner Fhanta Williams talks about the difference she is making in Duval through diet, dedication and discipline.
Introducing Cross Trainer & Naturopathic nutritionist Fhanta Fatima Williams, owner of PlatFitAthletes.
Creating Black History | Ep.1 - Final Lap Vintage
This February the Jacksonville Jaguars are highlighting individuals in the community who are making Black History. In the first episode of our Creating Black History series, young entrepreneurs Eddie and Ezra share how they built one of the hottest and most culturally significant vintage clothing boutiques in Jacksonville: Final Lap Vintage.
Laviska Shenault Jr. participates in Jaguars' Literacy Locker Room initiative
As part of the Jaguars' Literacy Locker Room initiative, Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. and The ROAR visited students at John Love Elementary on Jan. 24, 2022, and Greenfield Elementary on Jan. 25, 2022, to read books and share their passion for literacy and the importance of reading.
My Cause My Cleats 2021 | Lerentee McCray Unboxing
Every cleat tells a story, and Lerentee McCray's story is an impactful one. Watch as McCray takes a first look at his hand painted cleats for the 2021 NFL My Cause My Cleats initiative. McCray chose to back Lift Jax, an organization committed to bringing change and working to eradicate poverty right here in Jacksonville.
My Cause My Cleats 2021: Trevor Lawrence Unboxing
Every cleat has an impact, and Trevor Lawrence's impact is one that has changed the lives of the students at Long Branch Elementary (LBE) forever. Watch as Lawrence takes a first look at his hand painted cleats for the 2021 NFL My Cause My Cleats initiative. The students at LBE were the first to welcome Lawrence after he was drafted and today those relationships continue to grow.
6th Annual Jaguars Salute to Service
The 6th Annual Jaguars Salute to Service campaign presented by CSX culminated at TIAA Bank Field with the Jaguars Military Appreciation Game in Week 12 against the Atlanta Falcons. Players, staff, cheerleaders and alumni showed their appreciation for our U.S. service members, veterans and their families through a series of events and initiatives throughout the month of November.
VIDEO | 6th Annual Jaguars Salute to Service Recap
The 6th Annual Jaguars Salute to Service campaign presented by CSX culminated at TIAA Bank Field with the Jaguars Military Appreciation Game in Week 12 of the 2021 NFL regular season against the Atlanta Falcons. Players, staff, cheerleaders and alumni showed their appreciation for our U.S. service members, veterans and their families through a series of events and initiatives throughout the month of November.