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|Born||March 5, 1986 (age 31)
|Education||University of Oregon|
|Occupation||CEO, CamCo Commercial Inc
CEO, Rise Above Enterprises Dev LLC
|Parent(s)||John and Veronica Colvin|
Cameron Colvin (born March 5, 1986) is a former American football player, having played for the De La Salle Spartans, Oregon Ducks, and San Francisco 49ers. He was recently portrayed by Ser'Darius William Blain in the 2014 film When the Game Stands Tall, about his high school football team, the De La Salle Spartans. Now Chairman of a multimillion dollar International real estate development company " Rise Above Enterprises " author of Never Stop " 12 Principles of Success. Cameron has been featured in numerous global media outlets from Forbes, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, USA Today, New York Post and more. His commitment to his sports career, business endeavors, and philanthropy has set Cameron on a path to influence many around the world! .
Colvin played high school football at De La Salle High School in Concord, California. During his career he achieved numerous awards and honors, his highest being ranked as the #2 wide receiver in the nation and being a US Army All-American selection. In the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, Cameron caught two touchdowns. His senior class at De La Salle held "The Streak," a 151 game-winning streak that is the longest in American football history. www.camcolvin.com
He is the son of John and Veronica Colvin and has an older sister. Cameron lost both of his parents before he turned 16. His childhood friend, Terrance Kelly, was shot and murdered the day before they were to leave for the University of Oregon.
As a high school senior, Colvin announced his decision to attend the University of Oregon live on ESPN.[unreliable source?] He saw time as a true freshman for the Ducks, making 2 TD catches against the Washington Huskies. Colvin suffered an assortment of injuries the first three years of his career. With the arrival of new offensive coordinator Chip Kelly during his senior year, Colvin became one of quarterback Dennis Dixon's favorite targets and leading receivers in the nation during the early 2007 season. On October 13, 2007 in a game against Washington State University, he broke his ankle and missed the remainder of the season. He finished his college career with 74 receptions for 892 yards and seven touchdowns. Cameron was a Political Science student in the University's College of Arts and Sciences and was also active on campus, becoming a member of the Gamma Pi chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.
Colvin was signed t to the San Francisco 49ers on April 27, 2008. As He was signed to the a San Francisco 49ers where he earned high praise from offensive guru Mike Martz, who had led the St. Louis Rams to numerous Super Bowls. “He’s physical. He uses his speed and he goes after the ball. I’m very pleased with him. He doesn’t make many mistakes. He’s come out of the blue. We weren’t really counting on him to be a factor, but all of a sudden, he’s looking pretty good.” . He missed a few OTA's and some training camp due to school obligations, affecting his performance. He played for the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League in 2011.
Life after football
Cameron Colvin CEO In 2009 he became the CEO of his own Corporation CamColvin Inc. Now CamCo Commercial. Developing an umbrella of businesses and partnerships valued from 35m to 1 Billion plus to date. .. In 2013 he led and directed raising capital for a luxury boutique hotel chain, as well as commercial real estate developments of his own. CamCo Commercial Inc.: The future of entrepreneurship--His vision is to create a platform to empower the future leaders of our world by creating a network of businesses and business opportunities that will provide employment for thousands of people around the world.
Cam is also founder and CEO of Rise Above Development LLC, a premier business development and marketing enterprise. Rise Above aggressively assists client to break through any barriers to bring their product or service contributions to customers globally. He is surrounded by a seasoned staff and Board of Advisors with the background, contacts and expertise to make business a success. With International business ties, Rise Above’s focus is on real estate, oil, mining, tech, financial and startups.
Business Divisions are held in Hong Kong, San Francisco CA, Phoenix AZ and Las Vegas Nevada
PRODUCT & BRAND HOSTING Along side with business development and project management, Cam also pairs with a number of partnered brands and organizations, Marz Vodka ( Official Vodka of San Jose Sharks ) in product endorsement and event hosting, Parallel to creating platforms for business expansions, Cam's endorsements has opened doors for various brands and organizations to further connect with one another, as well as with their audiences. Cameron currently is a personal liaison to Marvel Comics Creator Stan Lee, helping the Hands Of Respect campaign.
On 10/6/16 Cameron had his official book release at a rooftop party at the Clarendon Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona. The book, "Neverstop", was written by Cameron highlighting all the setbacks he has overcome in his personal and professional life and how other can do and do the same. Cameron as a hometown hero threw out the Opening pitch for the Oakland A's in the summer of 2016 on behalf of the book and foundation.
March 28, 2017 As an award winning philanthropist, Cameron Colvin has been serving not only his community for years but many that he has done business in. As the 2015 recipient of the LSC Community Leadership Award, Cameron has been a key contributor and donor to LSC and has selflessly lent his time to various programs such as; the Phoenix Children's Hospital Cancer Center, Gaming to Give, Toys for Tots, and many more. Cameron is beyond honored to be name the new President of LSC, and looks forward to delivering nothing short of an AMAZING Program
MAY 01, 2017 Being named the new President of Linking Sports & Communities, Cameron Colvin's first order of business was none other than expansion into the Northern California Greater Bay Area Region. A wonderful evening of light music and refreshments, LSC NorCAL celebrated recipients of the 1st Annual "Brilliance in Advancing Youth" Awards. Such an honor to share the launch of LSC NorCAL with recognizing our honorees for community leadership.
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- "Oregon's Colvin pursues NFL dream despite tragedies - NFL - ESPN". Sports.espn.go.com. 2008-04-22. Retrieved 2013-10-02.
- "Cameron Colvin". justsportsstats.com. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
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