Cameron Colvin

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Cameron Colvin
Cameron Colvin
Born March 5, 1986 (1986-03-05) (age 29)
Pittsburg, CA
Nationality American
Education University of Oregon
Occupation CEO, Cam Colvin
CEO, Rise Above Agency
Parent(s) John and Veronica Colvin

Cam Colvin (born March 5, 1986) is a former American football player, having played for such storied programs as the De La Salle High School (Concord, California), 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.[1]

Early years[edit]

Colvin played high school football at De La Salle High School in Concord, California. During his career he was awarded with 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 was the last to hold "The Streak," a 151 game-winning streak that is the longest in american football history. He is the son of John and Veronica Colvin and has an older sister. Cameron lost both of his parents before he turned 16 and would soon suffer another loss when his childhood friend, Terrance Kelly, was shot and murdered the day before they were to leave for the University of Oregon.

College career[edit]

As a high school senior, Colvin announced his decision to attend the University of Oregon live on ESPN long before it was a common thing to do.[2] He saw time as a true freshman for the Ducks, making 2 TD catches against their rivals, the Washington Huskies. Colvin suffered an assortment of injuries the first three years of his career as he tried to play through the pain. 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 had to be taken off the field with a cart after breaking 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 with such notable members like Steve Prefontaine.

Professional Career[edit]

Colvin was signed as an undrafted free agent to the San Francisco 49ers on April 27, 2008. Colvin was released by the 49ers. He missed a few OTA's and some training camp due to school obligations, affecting his performance.[3]

Business Career[edit]

In 2009 he became the CEO of his own Corporation CamColvin Inc. (Privately Held) Now Serves as Chairman, creating business relationships world wide. CamColvin Incorporated focuses on Developing an umbrella of businesses and partnerships, In 2013 lead and directed raising capital for a Luxury boutique Hotel Chain, and Commercial Real Estate Developments of his own.

CamColvin Inc: The future of entrepreneurship. Our 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.

Rise Above Development : A Premier Business development enterprise brought to you by Cam Colvin Incorporated with focuses in high end commercial real estate development.

( Real Estate, Film, Oil & Gold Mining, Bonds , JP54-D2 Fuel, Tech, LTN,MTN, BG, SBLC International Banking and Start ups )

Camco Commercial Inc. is a Nevada C corporation Established 2014 as a financial vehicle. Primary goals are as follows: 1. Perform as a Special Investment Vehicle for High Value Negotiable Instruments ranging between 100 million and 5 Billion dollars 2. Will perform as a vehicle for Joint Venture opportunities partnering with other enterprises that will provide leadership, relationships and funding for Real Estate and Commercial activities.

Charity Work[edit]

Cameron's success in the business realm has allowed him to start doing more charitable work. His primary goal has been to help those in his home community during the Thanksgiving Holiday by putting on his "Rise Above Turkey Giveaway," now going into its 4th year. [4] Cam also works with the group, Linking Sports and Communities, which works to bring athletes and sports organizations together with those in their communities. [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IMDB.com. IMDB http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2247476/. Retrieved Aug. 21.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ http://www.goducks.com/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=70417
  3. ^ "Oregon's Colvin pursues NFL dream despite tragedies - NFL - ESPN". Sports.espn.go.com. 2008-04-22. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 
  4. ^ http://www.contracostatimes.com/contracostatimes/ci_24581437/pittsburg-native-son-brings-turkeys-enjoyment-boys-girls
  5. ^ http://www.localfirstaz.com/directory/listing.php?member_id=6632

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