Oregon’s Jordon Scott Helping Feed The Less Fortunate While Home In Florida

Oregon’s Jordon Scott Helping Feed The Less Fortunate While Home In Florida

In addition to being a three-year starter and a member of the last season’s Rose Bowl champs, Jordon … [+] Like many college football players who would be on campus and partaking of spring practice, Jordon Scott has been home working out each morning and hoping to reunite with his teammates much sooner than later. In addition to putting in his workouts, the Oregon defensive lineman has been helping the less fortunate near his family’s Florida home. Last week Scott and his mother, Kim, along with a handful of other volunteers, served more than 2,000 slices of pizza and beverages while spending time with the homeless and underprivileged youths in St. Petersburg. It comes as no surprise that Scott, who found out about the opportunity to volunteer via a Facebook post, would be among those lending a helping hand. “Giving has always been a part of my life,” said Scott, who returned home in mid-March as Oregon’s campus was shutting down due to the coronavirus. “My mom always told me to give back. When we were little kids, every year before school started, my mom had us take our old school clothes to Goodwill or give them to other kids that she knew needed them.” Scott has been giving of his time at Oregon, including helping assist the Special Olympics since the end of his freshman year. A little over a month ago he and a couple of his teammates provided an opportunity for Special Olympians in and around Eugene to experience some of the same drills the Ducks go through. “We set up a couple of our drills to simulate what we do during the Fourth Quarter (off-season training) program to give them a little insight about how we train and how hard we work for the season,” […]

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