Pro Football star and Orlando native Chris Johnson is giving back to his hometown during Pro Bowl Weekend by producing a charity basketball game on Saturday January 27th at Dr. Phillips High School, 6500 Turkey Lake Rd Orlando FL 32819.
The Suntrust Chris Johnson Celebrity Superslam presented by Cricket Wireless will feature Chris and his celebrity friends from the world of sports and entertainment. The game will feature current and former NFL players, reality stars, former boxing greats, social media celebrities and many more. Some notable names include former boxing great Antonio Tarver, NBA Hall of Fame player Tracy McGrady, rapper Jim Jones, NFL stars Pierre Garcon of the 49ers, Desean Jackson of the Buccaneers, Dominique Rogers-Cromartie of the Giants, former all pro defensive end Simeon Rice of the Buccaneers, former Chicago Bears Devin Hester, Terrell Owens, Ochocinco, Ray J, Lesean McCoy, and playboy playmate Charlotte Lambert among others. The event will include a silent auction, giveaways, autograph signing as well as many other player/ fan interactions. Part proceeds from the event will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Central Florida Chapter and its efforts in finding a cure for Type 1 diabetes and the Chris Johnson Foundation.