Rosey Grier

Program Director, Community Affairs at Milken Family Foundation

Rosey Grier

Rosey Grier

Program Director, Community Affairs at Milken Family Foundation

Biography

Rev. Roosevelt “Rosey” Grier serves as a member of the Milken Family Foundation board of trustees and as program director of community affairs. Rosey has traveled to hundreds of schools and inspired thousands of students through his involvement with the Milken Educator Awards National Notifications.

Rosey leapt into national prominence as an All-Pro defensive tackle with the New York Giants in 1955, capturing five championship titles. His fame increased when he joined the Los Angeles Rams and became the leader of the Fearsome Foursome, widely considered the best defensive line in football history. He was inducted into New Jersey’s Sports Hall of Fame in 1997.

Rosey has had a prolific career in entertainment, starring in numerous films and television shows, writing four books, and performing as a singer onstage at Carnegie Hall and other prestigious venues. He is an ordained minister, a nationally renowned motivational speaker, and the recipient of several national honors and White House invitations from various presidents of the United States. He also serves on the board of directors of the Prostate Cancer Foundation.

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Founder at Milken Family Foundation

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Chairman & Co-Founder at Milken Family Foundation

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Former Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer at Milken Institute

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Vice President at Prostate Cancer Foundation

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Former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer at Nextera Enterprises, Inc.

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Vice President, Mike's Math Club at Milken Family Foundation

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Former Senior Vice President at K12, Inc.

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Director, Milken Scholars at Milken Family Foundation

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Founder & Managing Director at March Venture Capital Management Services LLC

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Board Member & Medical Director at Prostate Cancer Foundation

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Program Director, Community Affairs at Milken Family Foundation
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Program Director, Community Affairs
Current

The purpose of the Milken Family Foundation is to discover and advance inventive and effective ways of helping people help themselves and those around them lead productive and satisfying lives. The Foundation advances this mission primarily through its work in education and medical research. In EDUCATION, MFF is committed to: Strengthening the profession by recognizing and rewarding outstanding educators, and by expanding their professional leadership and policy influence. Attracting, developing, motivating and retaining the best talent to the teaching profession. Stimulating creativity and productivity among young people and adults through programs that encourage learning as a lifelong process. Building vibrant communities by involving people of all ages in programs that contribute to the revitalization of their community and to the well-being of its residents. In MEDICAL RESEARCH, MFF is committed to: Advancing and supporting basic and applied medical research–especially in the areas of prostate cancer and epilepsy–and recognizing and rewarding outstanding scientists in these areas. Supporting basic health care programs to assure the well-being of community members of all ages.

Director & Consultant
Prior

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), formerly known as CaP CURE, is the world’s largest philanthropic source of support for prostate cancer research. PCF was founded in 1993 in order to discover better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer. As of 2012, PCF has raised more than $500 million for research and funded more than 1,600 research projects at nearly 200 institutions in 17 countries. In the past 2 years, 5 new drugs that extend the lives of men with metastatic prostate cancer have been approved by the FDA. PCF initiated and supported academic treatment science that fast-forwarded every one of these approvals.

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The New York Football Giants, Inc. provides professional football team belonging in the Eastern Division of the National Football Conference of the National Football League. It focuses on football operations, scouting, stadium and game operations, brand development, broadcasting and marketing partnerships. The company was founded by Tim Mara in 1925 and is headquartered in East Rutherford, NJ.

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Member, Board of Trustees
Current

The purpose of the Milken Family Foundation is to discover and advance inventive and effective ways of helping people help themselves and those around them lead productive and satisfying lives. The Foundation advances this mission primarily through its work in education and medical research. In EDUCATION, MFF is committed to: Strengthening the profession by recognizing and rewarding outstanding educators, and by expanding their professional leadership and policy influence. Attracting, developing, motivating and retaining the best talent to the teaching profession. Stimulating creativity and productivity among young people and adults through programs that encourage learning as a lifelong process. Building vibrant communities by involving people of all ages in programs that contribute to the revitalization of their community and to the well-being of its residents. In MEDICAL RESEARCH, MFF is committed to: Advancing and supporting basic and applied medical research–especially in the areas of prostate cancer and epilepsy–and recognizing and rewarding outstanding scientists in these areas. Supporting basic health care programs to assure the well-being of community members of all ages.

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$2,500 - $4,999
2019

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), formerly known as CaP CURE, is the world’s largest philanthropic source of support for prostate cancer research. PCF was founded in 1993 in order to discover better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer. As of 2012, PCF has raised more than $500 million for research and funded more than 1,600 research projects at nearly 200 institutions in 17 countries. In the past 2 years, 5 new drugs that extend the lives of men with metastatic prostate cancer have been approved by the FDA. PCF initiated and supported academic treatment science that fast-forwarded every one of these approvals.

$1,000 - $2,499
2018

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), formerly known as CaP CURE, is the world’s largest philanthropic source of support for prostate cancer research. PCF was founded in 1993 in order to discover better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer. As of 2012, PCF has raised more than $500 million for research and funded more than 1,600 research projects at nearly 200 institutions in 17 countries. In the past 2 years, 5 new drugs that extend the lives of men with metastatic prostate cancer have been approved by the FDA. PCF initiated and supported academic treatment science that fast-forwarded every one of these approvals.

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