The As One Foundation is the leading national organization providing Sickle Cell Trait education, awareness and advocacy. The Darling Dash 5k is a memorial race to create awareness about Sickle Cell Trait as it marks the annual anniversary of Devaughn Darling death due to sickle cell trait exertion on February 26, 2001. Darling Dash proceeds fund the sickle cell trait awarness activies of the.
Former Houston Texan, Devard Darling, founded the AOF to honor his twin brother, Devaughn Darling, who died from complications of SCT. The brothers were on football scholarships at Florida State University, when a rigorous football practice left Devaughn dehydrated and exhausted. Before his death, the twins didn’t know they had the trait.
Devard Darling is a retired 7-year veteran NFL wide receiver. A native of Nassau, Bahamas, Darling is one of the first Bahamian athletes to play professional football in the United States. Darling learned how to play American football with his brother Devaughn Darling when their family moved to Houston, TX in 1994. He began his athletic career at Florida State University as one of the top high.
The Board of Directors. Devard Darling, President Following his heart to achieve the foundation goals and honor the memory of Devaughn, he knows that, “This is the environment where I can make a difference.” Darling, the founder and current President of the As One Foundation. Darling continues to pursue his goals on the professional football field while bringing to life the dream.
Two former students of the program are Devard and Devaughn Darling, cousins of Rutherford who both received football scholarships from Florida State University. Others include Jeremy Barr, a power forward who attends the University of Nebraska on a basketball scholarship, and Ian Symmonette, a left tackle who attends the University of Miami on football scholarship.
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TALLAHASSEE -- Former Florida State wide receiver Devard Darling, whose twin brother, Devaughn, died Feb.26 during an off-season workout, has transferred to Washington State. FSU had refused to.
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Devard Darling, 19, possesses the same sickle-cell trait. FSU Athletic Director Dave Hart said Devard could've stayed at FSU on scholarship but wouldn't have been allowed to play football.
Just 100 or so overly hungry players and a buffet line on the bottom floor of a campus dorm -- a collision that matches any that will come later this season in full pads. There's a lot going on.
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Former Florida State wide receiver Devard Darling has returned to center stage nearly 19 months after the death of his identical twin, Devaughn, during an off-season conditioning workout in.
On February 26, 2001, 18 year old, Devaughn Darling lost his life due to exhaustion during spring football practice at Florida State University. He would leave his identical twin brother, Devard Darling to live on and fulfill their shared dream to play professional football. Devard would persevere and not only make it to the NFL but also establish the As One Foundation, in memory of Devaughn.
Devard would persevere and not only make it to the NFL but also. Marking the 13th anniversary of Devaughn’s death, Darling Dash 5k revenue will help fund the As One Foundation’s scholarship fund and efforts to prevent future deaths of young athletes by promoting sickle cell trait awareness through Operation Hydration that encourages hydration as prevention of athletic or fitness related.
Devard created the As One Foundation, which provides young athletes with scholarships and summer camps. As the story goes, no one realized when Devard was born that he had a twin. It wasn’t until he emerged, with his brother, Devaughn’s hand gripping his ankle, that doctors and his surprised parents knew. According to the foundation’s website, doctors claimed the oversight must have been.On Feb. 26, 2001, Devaughn Darling lost his life due to sickle cell disease coupled with exhaustion during spring football practice at Florida State University. His identical twin brother, Devard Darling, persevered after the tragedy. He became an NFL star, but his most noteworthy accomplishment was founding As One Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to honoring Devaughn’s life while elevating.Fifteen years ago, Devaughn Darling had big dreams. He was a football player at FSU, playing alongside his twin brother, Devard Darling. But on Feb. 26, 2001, Devaughn Darling died following a.