ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Bowl XLV champion Green Bay Packers wide receiver #85 Greg Jennings recently accepted the Cartoon Networks Hall of Game™ Awards "Sickest Showdown" award alongside teammate A.J. Hawk on behalf of the Green Bay Packers fans. Jennings now heads to Atlanta on March 1 to make his debut on The Mo'Nique Show (air date TBA on BET). Jennings sits down with the Academy Award-winning actress to discuss the Packers thrilling Super Bowl victory as well as his own Greg Jennings Foundation which benefits underprivileged children, their families and their communities. The Mo'Nique Show airs weekdays at 11 p.m. (ET/PT) on BET and online at BET.com.
ABOUT GREG JENNINGS:
Greg Jennings is a wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers and founder of the Greg Jennings Foundation for Underprivileged Children and Families, established in 2008 to provide self help initiatives and programming to help the disadvantaged achieve personal, professional, and financial goals. Jennings was chosen for the NFL All-Rookie Team in 2006, and named a Pro Bowl receiver selection in 2010. He contributed two touchdowns to the Green Bay Packers' Super Bowl XLV win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Jennings is a graduate of Western Michigan University, where he became just the 11th player in NCAA Division I history to record three career 1,000-yard receiving seasons (2003-05), and enjoyed a record-breaking senior year, leading the nation with an average of 8.91 receptions per game. A native of Kalamazoo, Michigan, Jennings currently resides in his hometown, with his wife Nicole and three daughters. www.GJ85.com
ABOUT THE MO'NIQUE SHOW:
Mo'Nique is a powerhouse in entertainment. Currently, the Academy Award-winning actress/comedienne can be seen weeknights by millions as host of her eponymous late-night talk show on Black Entertainment Television. Earning an NAACP Image Award in its first season, "The Mo'Nique Show" is the only late-night show on television that blends "old school" with today's entertainment through innovative and humor-filled segments; by paying homage to legendary stars, as well as spotlighting today's celebrities and their contributions to improving our communities and the world at large.
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