October 16, 2014 9AM
Riverside, California


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Kermit Alexander #39

Former NFL Football Player


College Highlights - UCLA
All-American (Football/Track) 1961-1962
1962 Rosebowl vs. University of Minnesota
1962 Hulabowl M.V.P.
NCAA Triple Jump Champion
1986 UCLA Hall of Fame Inductee

Career Highlights - NFL
1st Round Draft Choice San Francisco 49’ers
1st Round Draft Choice Denver Broncos
Past President NFL Players Association
All-Pro 1967
San Francisco 49’ers 1963 - 1969
Los Angeles Rams 1970 - 1972
Philadelphia Eagles 1973 - 1976
President NFL Players Union 1981 - 1982
San Francisco 49’er all “50” Team

Post Career Highlights

Lott Impact Awards Board Member
Named after Legendary DB Ronnie Lott, the Impact Award was established to honor college football’s Defensive Player of the Year. The award is unique because it represents the first trophy to give equal weight to personal character as well as athletic performance from a defensive college player and is the first national college football award based on the West Coast.

President: Operation Windmill International, Inc.
A non profit organization dedicated to lighting up the lives of children worldwide through the use of wind and solar technology.

Hands Across the Border
A Christian brotherhood dedicated to traveling to Mexico to help indigenous communities and churches with construction projects.

As the oldest of 14 children, Kermit faced incredible challenges both on and off the field but nothing that would compare to the senseless murder of his mother, sister and two nephews back in 1984. He now travels the world telling his story about how that event forever changed his life.

The proud father of two grown children and one stepdaughter, Kermit currently lives in Riverside, California with his wife, Tami, and his five newly adopted children from Haiti: Manoucheka, 20; Jameson, 18; Clifton, 15; Zachary, 14 and Semfia, 13.

Focused on changing the lives of the world’s less fortunate, Kermit and Tami started Operation Windmill International in an effort to bring wind and solar turbine technology to third world countries. Their first project is in Haiti in honor of their children. In addition to public speaking, Kermit enjoys warm weather golf, long talks with his nine year-old granddaughter, Cyauna, and a quiet evening of Jazz.