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President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Chris Paul

Council Member

NBA Basketball Player

Council Member Chris Paul

Chris Paul, member of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition, is a professional basketball player for the NBA Los Angeles Clippers and five-time NBA All-Star. He was named NBA Rookie of the Year and All-Rookie First Team in 2006, and has also won two gold and bronze medals with Team USA at the 2012 Summer Games in London, 2008 Summer Games in Japan, and the 2006 FIBA World Championship, respectively. He currently holds the NBA record for consecutive games with a steal (108), and was a 2008-2009 NBA All-Defensive First Team selection.

Chris PaulOff the court, he is very charity-minded and started the CP3 Foundation with his family in 2006 to support his philanthropic efforts to enhance and promote education, health, sports, and social responsibility for youth and families. He is also an author and released his first children's book in the fall of 2009 through Simon & Schuster entitled "Long Shot: Never Too Small to Dream Big."

Short Bio
  • Five-time NBA All-Star.
  • Won two gold medals and a bronze medal with Team USA.
  • Helped establish the CP3 Foundation.

Fun Facts

  • icon of bowling ball and pinsI'm a huge bowler and serve as a spokesman for the US Bowling Congress.
  • icon of couple dancingMy wife loves the TV show "My Fair Wedding" with David Tutera, so he actually planned our wedding.
  • icon of a shoeI'm a shoe and watch fanatic.
  • icon of the number 3I wear the number 3 because it was my high school number and my family nickname: dad is CP, brother is CP2 and I'm CP3.
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Chris Paul