INVESTING IN OUR YOUTH’S FUTURE
In 2014, Brandon and Carlyne married in Michigan surrounded by both family and friends. With their love of giving back as they have participated in many community endeavors through the Philadelphia Eagles and on their own in the Philadelphia and Detroit area.Together they bring a wealth of knowledge, compassion, and commitment to those youths striving to become a better person through education and community activies in a difficult environment. Through “TEAMGRAHAM” and partnerships with like-minded entities they hope to bring a change to those in need, our youth. Through Team Graham, We hope to inspire others to join us to make positive changes and influences, one community at a time. We host Our annual Celebrity Bowling Fundraiser to raise funds for Detroit organizations. Select 100 is a summer event that has programs for both Boys and Girls.. Our events have been a success with help from our family, friends, teammates, along with Detroit area television and radio personalities and supporters.
Brandon earned the following while in high school; Detroit Public High School’s Blue Chip Player, netted the title as the “#1 Linebacker in the State of Michigan” and was invited to and played in the covenant All American Bowl Game, San Antonio, Texas (2006). randon would carry on his passion for football at the University of Michigan by earning honors as Co-Big Ten Conference MVP in 2009 and MVP of the Senior Bowl in 2010. The National Football League took notice and Brandon was a first round pick in 2010, drafted 13th overall starting his football career for the Philadelphia Eagles. Brandon has played all 5 years with the Eagles recently resigning (2015) with the team he started his professional football career for an additional 4 years.
Carlyne worked hard in her studies putting herself through undergraduate school at Lane College. She graduated (2008) Cum Laude earning dual degrees in criminal justice and sociology. Carlyne would continue her quest for learning by being accepted to Loyola University one of Chicago’s prestigious colleges. Carlyne would again earn dual degrees in social work and child and family law graduating in 2012. Carlyne used her knowledge and has worked in both the private non-profit and public sectors for several years. Carlyne has been a case manager (2008-2012) and a director of social services (2012-2013) serving families in the Chicago area before moving to Philadelphia.