Duval County

Jaguars’ Calais Campbell wins Walter Payton Man of the Year Award

MIAMI, Fla. — Jaguars defensive end Calais Campbell won the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award for 2019.

The five-time Pro Bowl player founded the CRC Foundation to teach critical life skills to young men and women. The foundation teaches sports, art, vocational and financial skills and health and nutrition.

Campbell is known around Northeast Florida for giving back to the community through holiday shopping sprees, football camps, football STEM camps and through youth mentorship.

He also started Campbell’s Season of Giving in 2019, where he donated $1,000 for every Jaguars victory, $5,000 for each of his sacks, $2,500 for every half sack and $2,000 for every tackle for a loss. Campbell finished the 2019 season with 6.5 sacks, 25 QB hits and 10 tackles for loss.

Kevin Beaugrand

Kevin Beaugrand is a digital content producer for Action News Jax.