Copeland often regales audiences with his story of perseverance and overcoming obstacles during speaking engagements, encouraging others that they have the power to do the same if they just put their minds to it. Adept in the subject of economics and business, Copeland also teaches students the importance of financial literacy.
Just recently, Copeland honored his foundation on his cleats as part of the NFL’s My Cause, My Cleats initiative. A role model and an example of how when adversity stares us in the face, we must work to combat it, Copeland is an inspiration to all. He makes it his mission to give back. Beyond the Basics, Copeland’s football camp teaches young athletes how to hone and enhance their skills on the gridiron and equips them with advice and lessons they can carry with them in football and life in general. Copeland also holds events such as “Growth through Golf” to raise money
When the holidays roll around, Copeland knows this season is all about spreading joy and brightening one’s season and Copeland does just that. Copeland takes kids on a day filled with a spectacular Christmas shopping spree to get presents for themselves and their loved ones, complete with a pizza party.
Copeland is a loving husband, son, and brother as well as a supportive teammate, and a true game-changer in every sense of the word!