University of Wisconsin-Madison Announce Seahawks QB Russell Wilson as their 2016 Spring Commencement Speaker.



MADISON, Wis. — According to a UW-Madison YouTube official announcement on Feb. 3rd, “UW-Madison has scored a big name commencement speaker for this spring’s ceremony,” the announcement said. “This orator has won points for his professional achievements in his field and is glad to be returning to a venue that holds so many positive memories for him.” Spring commencement will be held at noon on May 14 at Camp Randall Stadium.  Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson has been chosen as the 2016 commencement speaker.

Wilson is the current NFL starting quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks. He is a devout Christian, and often refers to his faith in press conferences and interviews. He also posts daily Bible verses on his Twitter feed. Wilson is an active volunteer in the Seattle community. During the NFL season, he makes weekly visits on his days off to the Seattle Children’s Hospital, and has also visited with soldiers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. In the off season, Wilson hosts the Russell Wilson Passing Academy, a youth football camp, in several cities. In 2012, proceeds from the camp went to the Charles Ray III Diabetes Assn., for which Wilson is the National Ambassador.

Christian Speakers 360 is a booking agent for Christian athletes and celebrities. If you would like to book Russell Wilson for an appearance, contact Russell Wilson’s booking agent for speaker fees at 1.800.966.1380.

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