Ndamukong Suh is motivated to put last season behind him and the controversial Detroit Lions star plans to do so with his actions.
That’s a good idea because words, right now at least, are pretty cheap.
Suh appeared Sunday at the Detroit Grand Prix and served as Grand Marshal. He received a $5,000 check that was donated to the youth football camp he will be running June 9-10 at nearby Dearborn High School. It’s the second year Suh has put on a camp for kids.
“I want to show the true person I am,” Suh said, according to the Detroit News. “Obviously, you see me here interacting. You see me in the city of Detroit.”
Suh has an affinity for going fast. Back in March, Portland, Ore., police cited Suh for driving 91 mph in a 55 zone. So, he fits right in at an auto racing event.
But it’s about what Suh does on the field for the Lions – and off the field he’s trying to make a difference. That should also be noted.
“Probably one of the biggest compliments I got came from parents at my camp (last year) was that I was there from sun up to sun down," Suh said. "That's something I want to do.”
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