Media & Scholar News

Tillman Scholars are experts in their fields and work to make an impact in communities at the local and global levels. The Pat Tillman Foundation elevates their voices by promoting Tillman Scholar stories in the media.



42 in 40

Registration Open for Pat’s Run 42 in 40 Challenge

If you feel like the stay-at-home effects of COVID-19 has hindered your motivation to get out and move (no judgement!), the Pat Tillman Foundation has

Tillman Scholars: Revolutionizing Psychology with Bridgette Bell

“Everyone out there has that thing that they can speak to. Sometimes half the battle or half of the doing is listening. The other half
Tillman Scholar Voices: Ester Raha Nyaggah

Tillman Scholar Voices: Creating a Safe Space for Trauma Survivors with Ester Raha Nyaggah

“We think other people are going to judge us for the things that we share just as critically as our own internal voice. And being
Tillman Scholar Andrew Fisher

Make Your Mark: A Path to Zero Preventable Deaths with Andrew Fisher

“We can stick with a status quo, or we can change our approach to trauma care. […] I’m part of a community of medical professionals
Tillman Scholar Voices: LaChiana Hamilton

Tillman Scholar Voices: Adapting Through a Crisis with LaChiana Hamilton

“Learn some history. A lot of what we’re going through today, that’s because of the decisions that were made in the past. Much of the
Make Your Mark: Chris Diaz

Make Your Mark: Pushing Limits of Human Performance with Chris Diaz

“Remember: the struggle to be the best version of yourself is the ultimate fight worth striving for.” – Chris Diaz, Make Your Mark talk. Our
Tillman Scholar Voices Jonathan Yellowhair

Tillman Scholar Voices: Challenging Cultural Stereotypes with Jonathan Yellowhair

“Advocacy doesn’t start at a rally. It starts at the dinner table. It starts by educating yourself.” Our Tillman Scholar Voices blog and video series amplifies the
Tillman Scholar Voices: Samuel Innocent

Tillman Scholar Voices: Success After Service with Samuel Innocent

“I think the one thing that people could do at this moment in time to support a greater change, both in their communities and in
Tillman Scholar Voices: Jameson Lopez

Tillman Scholar Voices: Amplifying Indigenous Voices through Data With Jameson Lopez

“It’s about protecting the things that our tribal communities have had to endure throughout the last couple of centuries. You think about the fight for
Maisha Rounds

Tillman Scholar Voices: Creating a More Equitable Education System with Maisha Rounds

“Each child is so much more than a score. Beneath each score, there is a story, and I want to know every story, to really
Tillman Scholar Kendra Smith

Tillman Scholar Voices: Building Healthy Communities through Empathy and Equity with Kendra Smith

“This moment has been important for a lot of people. There’s this continuum….for some people, it’s been an awakening. For a lot of people, it’s
2017 Tillman Scholars Marquerite Herzog

Tillman Scholar Voices: Viewing Mental Health Through a Scientific Lens with Marquerite Herzog

“I’d like to become a part of the conversation about mental health. [. . .] I can bring the research aspect of it from the