"One of the top tight ends in the National Football League, Martellus Bennett’s talents extend well beyond the football field -- he’s a renaissance man in a league of his own. Bennett is an entrepreneur, animator, illustrator, author, app creator, creator, musician, dreamer and much more.
Bennett enjoyed a career year in 2017 – both on and off the field. After winning Super Bowl LI, Bennett was named to Adweek’s Creative 100 List and The Root’s 100 Most Influential African Americans. He was also honored at the 2017 BET Awards with the Shine A Light Award alongside his brother Michael.
In 2014, Bennett founded The Imagination Agency, a multi-media creative production company focused on children’s literature, entertainment and education. The Imagination Agency’s mission is to inspire children to chase their dreams and encourage creativity, all while embracing their own individuality. For his work with The Imagination Agency, Bennett was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 Sports list and he delivered a keynote address at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit.
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