"Don't quit suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion."
- Muhammad Ali
That motto alone is what has helped to push Columbus, Ohio native Taco Charlton. Taco graduated from Pickerington Central High School early to begin his studies and football career at the Big Ten University Of Michigan and to Now the starting defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys. The process wasn't easy. He battled major adversity, something he's grown accustomed to. The support of his Family and his Faith had allowed him to live out his dream.
Taco was a three sport athlete. Football, baseball , and basketball in which he won the State Championship his junior year before graduating early to pursue his football career at the University of Michigan, under the Head Coach Brady Hoke. Which was a transition coming from Ohio the Buckeye State but it worked for his good . He received his degree and was drafted first round 28th pick in the 2017 draft by the Dallas Cowboys.
Taco has always wanted to influence youth to do positive things in life. His heart to help those who desire to be great but face challenges has moved him to start The Taco Charlton Supreme Life Foundation . The foundation will provide instruction, resources, and motivation to under-resourced youth . Taco believes every child deserves a chance to
dream and be successful at accomplishing their goals.
Here at Taco Charlton’s Supreme Life Foundation, we are driven by a single goal; to do our part in making the world a better place for all. Our decision making process is informed by comprehensive empirical studies and high quality data evaluation. We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact with all of our pursuits.
WHAT WE DO
How We Make an Impact
THE SUPREME FOOTBALL CAMP
The Supreme Football Camp was put in place to motivate, instruct, and encourage the youth who are in love with the game of football. Reaching the youth while they are impressionable is the perfect time to give the the tools to build a solid work ethic, team work skills, and good character.Staying focused while receiving instruction from mentors who host the camp is crucial to accomplishing all that the work towards in becoming our leaders of tomorrow. We enjoy taking this fun time to give back to our youth who participate.
BACK TO SCHOOL GIVEAWAY
Our Back to School Giveaway is our way of giving back to our community while also encouraging them to put education first. We link with other local organizations to make sure this event is a success. We give book bags and school supplies. We have local barbers and stylist donate their time to put smiles on the kids faces by allowing them to feel and look brand new for their return to school.
The turn out was great!