Darryl Baldwin


Rebekah Land


Headshots for OSU football at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center on Thursday, June 27, 2013.Ohio State logo Rebekah Land_Univ of NebraskaNebraska logo
Baldwin is a graduate student on The Ohio State University football team.  A three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete, Baldwin graduated in May 2014 with a BS in Business Administration, specializing in marketing. Baldwin was named to the Dean’s List and Academic All-Big Ten honor several times during his undergraduate career.  Baldwin connects his passion for sports to community service by frequently volunteering with the Second and Seven Foundation, a non-profit organization started by three former Ohio State football players. Since May 2010, Baldwin has logged countless hours reading to elementary school children, promoting literacy and the value of education, and using his status as a collegiate athlete to serve as a positive role model for young students. His continuous involvement in Second and Seven demonstrates his motivation to affect positive social change in the community.Additional volunteer experiences have allowed Baldwin to express his commitment to service; he has participated in service opportunities at the Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center, with ‘Pay It Forward’ – an event where he and several other Ohio State football student-athletes built a playground at a local elementary school, and through organizations such as the MidOhio Foodbank and LifeCare alliance which provide food to Columbus citizens. Baldwin also recently volunteered at the Special Olympic Goodwill Games, where he supported, interacted with, and encouraged participants in their various races.Baldwin's graduated with a 3.116 GPA and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Sport Management. Land is a senior on the Nebraska Huskers' Swimming and Diving team.  Land is an outstanding role model in the athletic department and consistently goes above and beyond to serve as a leader. Land was named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2014) and has been part of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012, 2013; Spring 2014). Land was named as a recipient of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team during 2013-2014, which includes a minimum of six service projects in the academic calendar year. Land is the Outreach Liaison for her team to help assist the Life Skills department with keeping track of her teammates volunteering commitments. As a result of Land's leadership and encouragement to other teammates, Swimming & Diving has won the Women’s Life Skills Team Competition Award the past 3 consecutive years.2014 EXTRACURRICULAR/COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:

Coaches vs. Cancer MBB Game (1/26/2014)

Cub Scout Celebrity Cake Auction (2/13/2014)

Awareness Event for Human Trafficking in Nepal (3/20/2014)

World Down Syndrome Day Celebration (3/21/2014)

Kooser Carnival (4/24/2014)

Christ’s Place MegaCamp Counselor (July 2014)

The Studio Church Volunteer (July 2014)