Ronnie Cameron did not major in football.
The 23-year-old defensive tackle spent the last three weeks of the 2012 season on the Eagles’ practice squad and is hoping to make an impression on Chip Kelly and the new coaching staff this offseason.
But it’s what Cameron is doing away from the field that sets him apart. Athletes are often asked what they’d be doing if they weren’t playing sports for a living. For Cameron, answering that question is no problem at all.
The son of two immigrants – his Mom came to America from Haiti when she was 16, his Dad from Trinidad when he was 17 – Cameron was constantly reminded about the importance of a good education, growing up in Westbury, N.Y. So when it came time to go to college, Cameron decided simply graduating would not be enough.
He wasn’t leaving school until he got his MBA as well.
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