Undoubtedly, Patrick Mahomes is having an MVP season on the field and could well grab the MVP award at the end of the season. Apart from that, he has also been an MVP off the field. His foundation, ’15 and the Mahomies’ donated around $400,000 to 25 charities last year, which garnered huge attention from the fans. Because of that, he has achieved another prestigious award off the field.
Notably, Nationwide has been sponsoring the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award (WPMOY) for nine years now. They ran a social media challenge, called WPMOY challenge to crown the winner, who made an impact to improve the lives of other people. Recently, Mahomes won the challenge, and fans could not contain their joy.
Patrick Mahomes won another award and NFL fans feel overjoyed
Earlier, the official Twitter handle of the Chiefs’ posted the news about Mahomes winning the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award. Moreover, $25,000 will be donated to Mahomes’ foundation, ’15 and the Mahomies’
NFL fans, particularly the Chiefs’ fans, showed great appreciation for Mahomes, as one fan called him a superhero
Apart from that, many fans congratulated him for achieving the WPMOY Award.
One more fan wants him to grab the league MVP next.
One fan reminded everyone that the Chiefs have won this award three years in a row.
Meanwhile, many fans showed love for his family as well.
Another fan showed love for Mahomes for doing so much for his community.
Another fan thinks Kansas City has the rarest jewel in Mahom
On the other hand, one fan asked him to go for the Super Bowl next.
It is worth noting that the Chiefs’ players have won this award three years in a row. Other than Mahomes, Travis Kelce won the award in the previous year and Tyrann Mathieu won the award a year before that.
Mahomes reacts after winning the WPMOY Award
After winning the award, Mahomes said in a press conference, “It is a tremendous honor to win this year’s Charity Challenge… Since before I joined the League, it has been a goal of mine to make a lasting impact on the communities that have given so much to me.”
He further thanked everyone for voting for him and helping his foundation achieve great success over the years. “Together, we are making a lasting impact on kids in underserved communities,” Mahomes added more.