2. Derek Jeter
How you know him: Jeter’s the New York Yankees shortstop, 5x World Series Champion, 13x MLB All-Star, and 1996 Rookie of the Year.
Why you should look up to him: He’s the founder of the Turn 2 Foundation, a group aiming to help teens avoid drug and alcohol addiction. The foundation has awarded more than $18 million to its cause.
3. Junior Bridgeman
How you know him: Bridgeman played 12 NBA seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks, and Lakers traded him to acquire Kareem Abdul-Jabbar back in 1975.
Why you should look up to him: After his NBA career Bridgeman started his a fast food empire worth $400 million.
4. Matthew McConaughey
How you know him: McConaughey is an Academy and Golden Globe winner and has starred in Dazed and Confused, True Detective, and many other successful Hollywood films.
7. Jeremy Lin
How you know him: Lin is the starting point guard for the Houston Rockets.
10. Clint Dempsey
How you know him: Dempsey is second on the all-time leading goal list for the United States National Team and one of the most successful American’s to play soccer in Europe.
11. Andre Johnson
How you know him: Andre is an NFL All-Pro receiver for the Houston Texans
Why you should look up to him: He founded the Andre Johnson Foundation during his rookie season, since 2003, he’s donated thousands to families with single mothers, and has even taken kids on Toy’s R Us shopping sprees.
15. Leonardo DiCaprio
How you know him: Leo has starred in many Hollywood blockbusters, such as The Titanic, Catch Me If You Can, Inception, and The Wolf of Wall Street.
16. Denzel Washington
How you know him: Denzel is an Academy Award winning actor has done A TON of good throughout his career.
19. Jimmy Fallon
How you know him: Fallon starred in various romantic comedies in the early 2000’s and is now the host of The Tonight Show.
Why you should look up to him: He’s one of the funniest men on television and gives back with his friends. Stephen Colbert and he set up a charity fund for DonorsChoose in the attempt for people to donate and get Colbert to sing Rebecca Black’s “Friday.”
20. LeBron James
How you know him: James is a two-time NBA champion and two-time NBA most Valuable Player Winner.
Why you should look up to him: His notorious The Decision special actually raised $2.5 million to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. has also donated ad revenues of $3.5 million to several other charities.
23. John Cho
How you know him: JJ Abrams’ Star Trek films and the Harold and Kumar movies
Why you should look up to him: He’s hosted fundraisers to help aid UC Berkley students, and he’s helped raise money for Architecture For Humanity, a group that builds schools in Haiti.
25. David Beckham
How you know him: Beckham a former soccer star who has played for Manchester United, Real Madrid, and the Los Angeles Galaxy. He’s is also married to Posh Spice.
26. Dave Grohl
How you know him: Grohl is the Foo Fighters frontman and former drummer of Nirvana.
27. Shaun White
How you know him: White’s a two-time Olympic and 13-time X-Games Gold Medalist in snowboarding.
- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Pearl Harbor in Hawaii later this month — the first Japanese leader to do so.
- Donald Trump has picked retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson to be his secretary of housing and urban development.
- Jill Stein has filed a federal lawsuit in Pennsylvania for statewide recount of the 2016 election, after she withdrew a request in state court.
- A woman clapped back at her anti-gay neighbor using festive rainbow Christmas lights 🎄👏