The Chris Draft Family Foundation with Chris Draft
July 9, 2015•30 min
Mel sits down with former NFL player Chris Draft. Chris founded The Chris Draft Family Foundation.The foundation seeks partnerships with local and national community health organizations, school districts and non-profits across the country, striving to empower and uplift communities by educating and equipping families to make healthier choices, using initiatives such as "Get checked and Get fit" which encourages all family members, not just the survivors to incorporate healthy practices into their lifestyle, including a healthy diet and exercise.
Chris also started "Team Draft" an initiative inspired by his wife Lakeasha Monique Rutledge Draft who courageously faced lung cancer and passed away a month after she married Chris.
Team Draft is leading a national campaign to change the face of lung cancer. Find out more about this inspiring man and his love for his wife that shines through this interview.