33 NCAA student athletes have died of heat related injuries or illnesses since 2000.

18 high school student athletes have died of heat related injuries in 2021.

Our Mission

The Jordan McNair Foundation’s goal is to diminish the number of heat related deaths that occur in student athletes. The foundation also sponsors programs aimed at community involvement and engagement.

The Can My Child Play Conversations

Watch our series on youth sports safety, featuring speakers from our partner organizations.

How can you support The Jordan McNair Foundation?

See your dollars at work in the community! You can make a personal donation or:

  • Donate spare change from your credit & debit card purchases using the RoundUp app (click here to get started)
  • Ask persons to donate to TJMF in lieu of flowers for funerals.
  • Acknowledge and honor the birthday or anniversary of someone you love with a donation.
  • Give to TJMF as a holiday gift for someone who has everything.
  • Make a donation in celebration of a high school class reunion or family reunion.
  • Belong to a sorority or fraternity? Make a donation and/or partner with TJMF for a volunteer activity.

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