Founder

With a successful career, Reggie has not forgotten to give back and pay it forward. To add to his list of accomplishments, he strives to create a legacy for our future kids. Now a father of two, he established the 619 Charitable Fund inspired by passion and compassion. Reggie is living proof that kids have the potential to be a force for progress and positive social change in their families,communities, and the world. However, they must first be nurtured and protected to reach this potential. Therefore, the 619 Charitable Fund seeks to support causes that directly benefit youth.

Early Life

Reggie Bush was born on March 2, 1985 in Spring Valley, California, a suburb 11 miles east of San Diego. Times were tough for Reggie and his mom, Denise, a deputy sheriff at the Vista Detention Facility, and Reggie learned a lot about hard work and overcoming adversity from watching his mother.

In 1999, Reggie entered Helix High School in La Mesa. An excellent athlete in high school, he was nicknamed “Dancing Man” for his quick feet. Parade Magazine honored him on its annual All-American list, and USA Today named him All-USA. For the second straight year, Reggie led the Highlanders to the state title.

Bush received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Southern California, where he played for head coach Pete Carroll’s USC Trojans football team from 2003 to 2005. He is widely recognized as one of the greatest college football players of all-time.

NFL Career

With the number two overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints selected Reggie Bush. Bush was a threat as a runner, returner and receiver, over five seasons with the Saints, playing a key role in a Saints’ offense that has ranked among the NFL’s top ten annually. On February 7, 2010, Bush won his first Super Bowl with a 31–17 win over the Indianapolis Colts.

In 2011 the Saints traded Bush to the Miami where he played two Season with the Dolphins before signing a long term deal with the Detroit Lions on March 13, 2013. In his first season with Detroit, Bush recorded 1,512 total yards, becoming the first Lions running back since Barry Sanders in 1998 to accomplish 1500+ total yards in a season. In 2015 Reggie played for the San Francisco 49ers. In 2016, he signed with the Buffalo Bills.