Vernon Davis: Football Legend And Philanthropist

image of Vernon Davis being intervoiewed at Bottlerock Napa 2016

FastForward Speaks With Football Legend Vernon Davis At BottleRock Napa 2016

By Matt Geffen, Student Editor

The Washington Redskins' Vernon Davis is a difference maker. As one of the most successful tight ends in NFL history, Vernon won a Super Bowl victory with the Denver Broncos in 2016 and was drafted sixth overall in the nation by the 49ers in 2006. You might be surprised to learn that football is just one corner of Vernon’s talents and successes, as he also employs his celebrity and wealth as a philanthropist, helping to make a difference in the health and education of America's youth through his partnership with KRAVE Jerky and the Vernon Davis Foundation for the Arts. On our third day at BottleRock Napa 2016, Vernon takes a break from the line of eager fans waiting for pictures and autographs to speak with FastForward reporters about his partnership with KRAVE and the Vernon Davis Foundation.

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Dr. Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson

FastForward Speaks with Dr. Ben Carson

By Matt Geffen, Student Editor

Dr. Ben Carson speaks with FastForward about his place in politics, his endorsement of Donald Trump, his upcoming book, and the future of America.

Just five months ago, Dr. Benjamin Carson was a leading Republican contender in the 2016 presidential election, even challenging Donald Trump’s position at the top of the polls. By January Carson had become a familiar and amiable presence on the debate stage, though his charisma was often overshadowed by blustering exchanges between his peers as well as by Carson’s own unconventional responses and opinions.

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Gavin Newsom - The Changing World

FEATURE INTERVIEW - October 2015

Fasten Your Seatbelts ~ the World Is Changing

California's Lt. Governer Gavin Newsom discusses technlogy and how it is driving change in our lives, our world and politics

by C.C. Clark,  Bennett Carbone, Sophie Devincenti, Lily Datnow, Lily Durante, Ariel Dunbar,  Luca Evans, Agathe Gardell, Aleah Hunt, Carissa Lee, Bella McWhorter, Matt Geffen, Caroline Hanson, Carissa Lee, Rachel Metzger, Jonathan Palfy, Rachel Richman, Campbell Slavin, Zoe Shulman and Christine Watridge. From Branson, Davidson Middle, Drew High, Marin Academy, Marin Horizon, Miller Creek Middle, The Bay School, Analy High, Novato High, Redwood High, San Rafael High, Sir Francis Drake High, Terra Linda High and University High Schools 

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