Tampa, Fla. – Today, Tampa Bay Storm President Derrick Brooks was presented with the Tampa Metro Civitan Outstanding Citizen of the Year Award.
Derrick Brooks said, “It is humbling to receive such an award from Tampa Metro Civitan. It is a blessing to be given a platform in which we can all make a difference and impact so many lives. I look forward to continue helping others wherever and whenever I can. It truly takes a team effort to change our community by using our most valuable resource. That resource is our time.”
One of the most community-minded players in the NFL, Books has devoted his post-football career to making a difference for others and leaving a lasting impression on the Tampa Bay community. Through his charitable endeavors, Brooks has made it his mission to have a positive influence on the lives of the youth in Tampa.
Formed on April 21, 1927, Tampa Metro Civitan has recognized 87 individuals as its Outstanding Citizen. This award is presented to those who have unselfishly given their time, talent and energy to help better the City of Tampa.