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Welcome to

Since it’s inception, Positive Athlete, an organization with Super Bowl XL MVP Hines Ward as its lead spokesperson, has

awarded over $400,000 in college scholarships to high school student-athletes

based more on their character than their athletic performance. Nominating an athlete or coach is a very simple process which can be done here on this website. Student-athletes can be nominated by parents, coaches, teachers, administrators or fans of high school student- athletes grades 9-12. We are looking for athletes who have overcome difficult circumstances, given back to their schools and communities, or just have an infectious positive attitude.



Positive Athlete Book

The Positive Athlete book is a collection of 100 true-life experiences written by high school student-athletes across the country who have either overcome difficult circumstances or have significantly given back to their schools and communities.

Find Out More Details About Their Stories and purchase your copy

Positive Athlete gift from Delta Airlines


Athletes and Coaches

Anyone can nominate any high school student-athlete or coach for any sport at any time between now and your state's deadline which varies per state.

C Harper gives to Positive Athlete

Become a sponsor

Connect your brand with over high school student-athletes, their parents, and the entire high school community. Click here for more information.

View our ambassador (Hines Ward) on CNN, and a short video about the organization.

Work Hard. Play Positive.

Get Involved

Nominate. Sponsor. Promote.

Positive Athlete Corporate Headquarters:
Atlanta, GA USA