NY Yankee Legend & Miami Marlins CEO, Derek Jeter Received Joe DiMaggio Icon Award at The Diplomat Beach Resort
Jeter’s foundation has awarded more than $27 million in grants to create and support programs that motivate young people to turn away from drugs and alcohol and “turn 2” healthy lifestyles. The nonprofit focuses on academic excellence, leadership development, positive behavior, healthy choices, and social change. On the field, the longtime shortstop was a five-time World Series champion, 14-time All-Star, Rookie of the Year, Roberto Clemente Award winner, and member of the exclusive 3,000-hit club. Jeter was named “Sportsman of the Year” in 2009 by Sports Illustrated.
This high profile event at The Diplomat Beach Resort included food, drinks, and a special presentation to Derek Jeter.