Month: January 2018

Jan
26

2018
Michael Bennett Serves as Ambassador at this Year’s Polynesian Bowl

Michael Bennett Serves as Ambassador at this Year’s Polynesian Bowl

The Bennett Foundation

The 2018 Polynesian Bowl was played last Saturday, January 20th, at Aloha Stadium on O’ahu, Hawai’i which showcased 100 of the world’s elite high school football players in an all-star game. A majority of players in the game are of Polynesian ancestry. Michael Bennett, joined by his wife Pele, served […] Read More

Jan
12

2018
Michael Bennett Featured on the Cover of The New Yorker with Colin Kaepernick and MLK

Michael Bennett Featured on the Cover of The New Yorker with Colin Kaepernick and MLK

The Bennett Foundation

On the cover of this week’s edition of The New Yorker, Michael Bennett and Colin Kaepernick link arms with Martin Luther King Jr. as they all take a knee. It’s a powerful image. The artwork was created by San Francisco-based illustrator Mark Ulriksen and titled “In Creative Battle,” which was […] Read More

Jan
5

2018
Native American Youth Join Michael Bennett at Seahawks Headquarters

Native American Youth Join Michael Bennett at Seahawks Headquarters

The Bennett Foundation

Photo by Rod Mar, Seattle Seahawks During the last weekend of 2017, Michael Bennett invited youth from the Lummi and Nooksack Tribes to join him at the Seahawks’ team headquarters in Renton, Washington. 80 kids of all ages attended, participating in fun drills directed by some of the players. At […] Read More