Who is Clinton McDonald?

Clinton Myles McDonald was born January 6, 1987 to Larry and Bonnie McDonald of Arkansas. He is currently an American football defensive tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He started his NFL career with the Cincinnati Bengals. He was drafted in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He has also played for the Seattle Seahawks and helped lead them to Super Bowl XLVIII, where he was in the starting lineup. During the Super Bowl he had 3 solo tackles 2 assisted tackles in the 43-8 win over the Denver Broncos. While in Seattle he started MACC-LID (McDonald Associates Collective Collaboration Light into Darkness) to share God’s blessing and message. He frequently shares that starting this organization has been the highlight of his career. Currently, the momentum of his organization continues to accelerate only by the grace of God. Those involved with MACCLID have vowed to make every year better than the last in striving to bring the light of the Lord into various communities throughout Central Arkansas and Tampa, Florida. While community service makes a difference, Clinton has always strived to be a community servant. This concept takes service to another level. By collectively collaborating with various individuals in the community he is not only able to be involved but to inspire and teach. In addition, he is also married and is the father of three girls. He strives daily to teach his family the word of God.

Events that MACCLID & Clinton are involved In:

  • MACCLID Annual “Iron Sharpens Iron” Family Fun Day; Jacksonville, AR
  • UAMS Rockefeller Cancer Center Meet and Greet, Little Rock, AR
  • Ronald McDonald House of Central Arkansas Annual Meet and Greet, Little Rock, AR
  • Donated to St. Peter’s Rock Veteran Day Celebration, Cato, AR
  • Book Reading at Warren Dupree Elementary, Little Rock, AR
  • Donated to Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Annual Back to School Backpack Drive, Little Rock, AR (1200+ backpacks)
  • Annual Host Nike Shoe Drive for, Little Rock, AR, Memphis, TN, & Tampa Bay, FL (over 1000 shoes donated to kids in needs)
  • Book Reading at Warren Dupree, Little Rock, AR
  • Play 60 for Hunter Creek Elementary, Orlando, FL
  • Play 60 for Harris Health & Science Specialty Elementary, North Little Rock, AR
  • Speaker at General H. Norman Schwarzkopf Military Family Foundation, Tampa, FL
  • Ed Block Award Recipient
  • Bryon Whizzer Award Recipient
  • Speaker at Ronald McDonald House of Central Arkansas “Chocolate Fantasy Ball” fundraiser in Little Rock, AR
  • Annual Donor of Ronald McDonald House of Central Arkansas
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  • Volunteer Coach at Warren Sapp’s Stealth Combine Camp Clearwater, FL
  • Volunteer Coach at Jameis Winston’s Football Camp in ,AL
  • Volunteer Coach at Michael Johnson’s Football Camp in Selma, AL
  • Volunteer Coach at William Gholston’s Football Camp in Detroit, MI
  • Hosted ARCARE Football Camp, Augusta, AR
  • Hosted McConnell AFB “Iron Sharpen Iron” Football Camp, Derby, KS
  • Donated to Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Families Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Jacksonville, AR
  • Guest Speaker to Arkansas High School football players and coaches “Fearless Fridays” 1st Annual High School Luncheon, Little Rock, AR
  • Guest Speaker for Fellow Christians Athlete Combine (FCA) in Little Rock, AR
  • Guest Speaker at Riceville Male Corrections Faculty speaking on 2nd Chances and minster of God
  • Sponsor Mighty Vikings Youth Football & Cheer Organization in Jacksonville, AR
  • Sponsor for Jacksonville High School Band & Athletic Clubs
  • Sponsored 1st Annual #OneCommunity Thanksgiving Dinner in Central, AR
  • Host of All-Pro Dad Father & Kids Experience; Tampa, FL
  • Partnered with Athletes for Charity Principal for the Day, Pizzo Elementary in Tampa, FL
  • Sponsor for Bucs for a Better Bay Feed the Homeless
  • Sponsored Food Truck for Operation Reveille Feed homeless Vets in Tampa/Hill bough County’s

 

Awards:

  • 2015 Bryon Whizzer Award Recipient
  • 2016 Co Player Representative
  • 2016 Week 10 NFLPA #CommunityMVP
  • 2016 Slaute to Service Award Nominee Presented by USAA
  • 2016 Ed Block Award Recipient
  • 2015 Bryon Whizzer Award Recipient
  • 2015 Tampa Bay Buccaneer Defense Co Captain
  • 2015 Ed Block Award Recipient
  • 2015 Co-Captian of Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defense