Indianapolis Colts All-Pro Linebacker Darius Leonard Announces the Launch of the Maniac Foundation
March 2, 2021 (Indianapolis, IN) – 2020 NFL All-Pro, Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard announced today the establishment of the Maniac Foundation.
The Maniac Foundation is dedicated to transforming communities through education, wellness, serving families in need and other charitable causes. The foundation will support its mission through a variety of initiatives including children’s health and wellness programs, providing resources for families in need, and Math Maniacs – an educational program designed to encourage kids to fall in love with math.
“Indianapolis has been my home for the past three years – this community has given me so much and I’m extremely excited to have the opportunity to give back,” said Darius Leonard. “I’m thrilled to announce the launch of the Maniac Foundation and look forward to the impact we will be able to make in Indianapolis and my hometown, Lake View, SC.”
Darius was a standout student athlete at Lake View High School in South Carolina. After high school, he excelled at South Carolina State University and was named the MEAC defensive player of the year in 2016 and 2017. The Indianapolis Colts drafted Darius in the 2018 NFL Draft. He has started all of his games with the Colts over the past three seasons and was a First-Team All-Pro selection in 2018 and 2020 and a Second-Team All-Pro selection in 2019.
For more information about the Maniac Foundation, visit www.ManiacFoundation.org. Follow us at @ManiacCares on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
About The Maniac Foundation
The Maniac Foundation is dedicated to transforming communities through education, wellness, serving families in need and other charitable causes. It was established in 2020 by Indianapolis Colts All-Pro Linebacker, Darius Leonard and his wife Kayla.
FOUNDATION CONTACT: Marques Fitch, Executive Director, Marques@ManiacFoundation.org
MEDIA CONTACT: Julia Bardzil, Publicist, JuliaB@EAGSportManagement.com