by MICHAEL OSACKY
Kelvin Beachum is one of the most feared offensive tackles in the NFL. He dominated the offensive line with the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2012-15 and signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars during the off-season.
However, I recently found that the Beachum is more teddy bear than grizzly bear when he’s off the field.
Ending childhood hunger is one of his top priorities. Earlier this year, he traveled to Honduras to witness World Vision’s efforts to combat hunger globally. He was surprised to find that finding a clean source of water is just as difficult as finding food in the Central American country.
“We take a clean glass of water for granted,” Beachum says. “In Honduras, kids are walking miles and miles for clean water.”
Parade talked with Beachum about the 13 to 17 million U.S. children who are food insecure, cultural differences around the country and the world, his career and more.
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