Plugged In with Chris Howard

"Honoring Jordan McNair: A Father's Mission to Prevent Heat-Related Tragedies - An Interview with Martin McNair"

In this powerful episode of Plugged In With Chris Howard, we sit down with Martin McNair, the father of University of Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair, who tragically passed away in 2018 from an exertional heat stroke during football practice. Martin shares his heart-wrenching journey and the impactful work he has undertaken since Jordan's passing. Martin founded The Jordan McNair Foundation, dedicated to preventing heat-related deaths and injuries among student-athletes through awareness, education, and advocacy. We delve into the foundation's mission and initiatives, and discuss the importance of safety in sports. Martin also opens up about his work as an author, speaker, and host of The Restoring My Dignity podcast, where he provides crucial resources for reentry, substance abuse treatment, and mental health support within the Baltimore City community. Join us for an inspiring and informative conversation as Martin McNair honors his son's legacy by championing for change and safety in athletics.

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