Pahokee, FL, USA
School: Florida State University, Hinds Community College, Pahokee High
Work: San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Ravens, Arizona Cardinals
Links: Wikipedia, Facebook, Twitter, www.q81.org
Born October 3, 1980, Anquan Kenmile Boldin is a professional, American football player. Drafted in the second round in 2003, Boldin played 7 years with the Arizona Cardinals before leaving for the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers.
The 220 lb wide receiver holds the NFL record for most receptions in a rookie season with 101 (2003), most receiving yards in a first career game with 217 (2003) and fastest to record 200, 300, 400, 500 and 600 receptions in a career. He earned a Super Bowl Championship with the Ravens (2012) and was a 3-time Pro Bowl selection (2003, 2006, 2008).
Known as a devout Christian, Boldin often leads a Bible study within the locker room. In 2004, he created the Q81 Foundation to expand education and opportunity for underprivileged children and in 2014 “Q” won the Byron “Whizzer” White, NFL Man of the Year Award, given to honor his work in the community.
“I wasn’t put on this earth just to play football.”