Drew Brees


The 2009 Super Bowl MVP-winning NFL quarterback

Drew Brees

Drew Brees, co-chair of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition, is the 2009 Super Bowl MVP-winning NFL quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. In his 12-year career, he has been elected to seven Pro Bowls and four All-Pro teams, named 2004 Comeback Player of the Year, 2006 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year, 2008 and 2011 NFL Offensive Player of the Year, 2010 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year, and Super Bowl XLIV MVP.

He attended Purdue University where he earned a bachelor's degree in Industrial Management from the prestigious Krannert School of Management while lettering in football from 1997-2000. He and his wife, Brittany, and the Brees Dream Foundation have collectively committed and/or contributed more than $17 million to charitable causes and academic institutions.

Full Bio
  • 2011 NFL Offensive Player of the Year.
  • Super Bowl XLIV MVP.
  • More than $11 million contribution to charitable causes through Drew Brees Dream Foundation.

Fun Facts

  • birthday cake iconMy son Baylen and I share the same birthday.
  • baseball iconI almost played baseball instead of football in college.
  • sub sandwichI love Jimmy Johns so much that I opened a franchise in Metairie, LA.
  • number nine iconI wear the number 9 in honor of Ted Williams, left fielder for the Boston Red Sox.
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Drew Brees