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Council honors Malcolm Jenkins

December 15, 2017 GMT

City leaders gathered to honor Philadelphia Eagles’ safety Malcolm Jenkins. He was recognized for using his platform as a professional athlete to bring attention to social issues impacting citizens in this country. Jenkins launched The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation in 2010 to provide support and resources to youth in underserved communities. He recently opened Damari Savile, a custom suit store that is partnered with MenzFit, an organization dedicated to assisting low-income men in the city find long-term employment.

— City of Philadelphia