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October 3, 1980 (42)
Anquan Boldin is a retired American football wide receiver who played for four teams in the National Football League (NFL) from 2003 to 2017. Born in Pahokee, Florida, Boldin attended Florida State University, where he played college football and was a standout player. In 2003, he was drafted in the second round by the Arizona Cardinals, where he played for seven seasons and had his breakout role as a star wide receiver.
During his NFL career, Boldin earned numerous accolades and awards, including three Pro Bowl selections and the 2015 Walter Payton Man of the Year Award for his charitable work off the field. He also won a Super Bowl championship with the Baltimore Ravens in 2013. Boldin is widely regarded as one of the best wide receivers of his generation, with his strength, toughness, and ability to make contested catches earning him the nickname “Q.”
While Boldin’s football career was his primary focus, he has also dabbled in acting, appearing in the HBO series “Ballers” in 2017. Additionally, he is a successful businessman, having launched the Q81 Foundation in 2004 to provide educational and life opportunities to underprivileged children.
One of the milestones in Boldin’s career came in 2008 when he caught 89 passes for 1,038 yards and 11 touchdowns, earning him the title of NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. That same season, he was named to his first Pro Bowl, and his performance helped lead the Cardinals to their first Super Bowl appearance in franchise history.
Throughout his career, Boldin has collaborated with numerous celebrities and athletes, including fellow football players Larry Fitzgerald and Torrey Smith, as well as rapper Lil Wayne, who wrote a song in Boldin’s honor titled “Anquan Boldin.” In 2015, Boldin teamed up with then-San Francisco 49ers teammate Colin Kaepernick to donate $1 million to various non-profit organizations focused on social justice and racial equality.
In addition to his philanthropic work with Kaepernick, Boldin is a well-known advocate for animal rights and has worked with several non-profit organizations dedicated to the well-being of animals. He is particularly passionate about dogs and has spoken out against dogfighting, puppy mills, and animal cruelty in general.
Boldin’s advocacy for animals is reflected in his work with the Anquan Boldin Foundation, which provides funding and support to various animal non-profit organizations. The foundation has also launched several initiatives to promote animal welfare, including a program that provides free spaying and neutering services to low-income pet owners.