A former professional football player who walked away from the game and a multimillion dollar salary to begin a farming endeavor to feed the hungry has gained lots of media attention. The story is quite inspirational.
Jason Brown is a former standout for the St. Louis Rams where he had a contract worth $37.5 million. When he was released in 2012, several other teams pursued him but he decided he wanted to chase his own dream: farming for others.
He bought a farm in North Carolina, got advice from local farmers and began growing crops to give away.