Miami Heat Vice President of Player Programs and Development, and former center for the team, was snapped with Carnival F.U.N. Team member Antoinette during Zo’s Family Health and Wellness Groove.
Miami artist Romero Britto, who is known for his whimsical and colorful pieces, came to speak to the Carnival Scholarship and Mentoring Program students on their last visit of the year. Britto spoke about his road to becoming one of the world’s most successful and recognized artists.
He invests millions in hopeful entrepreneurs each week on ABC’s hit show “Shark Tank,” but recently Daymond John spoke to Carnival Scholarship and Mentoring Program students about his rise to becoming founder, president and chief executive officer of FUBU — “For Us, By Us” — a multi-million-dollar sportswear clothing brand.
A Night on the RunWade emerges guests into an evening curated by Dwyane Wade, where his two passions – fashion and charity – collide in an unforgettable night. Carnival executives enjoyed the event sponsored by Carnival Foundation.
Carnival Scholarship and Mentoring Students had a surprise speaker on their final visit to the Carnival Headquarters for the year: Miami HEAT superstar Dwayne Wade. Wade shared his inspiring story about perseverance and overcoming life’s obstacles with the students.
Captain Barrington Irving, a pilot and educator, made a special appearance during the February school-to-work visit for the Scholarship and Mentoring Program students. Irving, a Miami native, was the youngest person and only African American ever to fly solo around the world. He spoke to the kids about determination, working hard and having a passion for what you want to achieve.
Actress Gabrielle Union Wade visited the Carnival Scholarship and Mentoring Program during their school-to-work visit and spoke to the students about her path to achieving her goals. Union spoke about the challenges she faced growing up, adversity and how she was going to school to become an attorney when she got a modeling job that launched her acting career. Everyone found her to be generous and giving.
Celebrities, sports legends, corporate leaders and more joined NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti and his son Marc in celebration of the 29th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner presented by Carnival Corporation & plc and Carnival Foundation. Held at New York’s famed Waldorf Astoria the dinner paid tribute to philanthropic heroes and sports icons that inspire and motivate those affected by spinal cord injuries, and raised important funds for research and the Human Clinical Trials Initiative. This year’s Great Sports Legends honorees were Hakeem Olajuwon, Warren Sapp, Pedro Martinez, Joe Sakic, Bill Cowher, Mary Lou Retton and Lauryn Williams. Music legend Smokey Robinson treated guests to a very special performance.
Miami HEAT basketball player Ray Allen gave an inspirational talk to the students of the Carnival Scholarship and Mentoring Program during their school-to-work visit to the HEAT offices. Allen spoke about working hard and reaching for your best to succeed in life. He told the students his life path and how important it is to choose the right people to be in your life and make the right decisions.
Director of Carnival Foundation Linda Coll and DJ Irie, celebrity spin master and official deejay for the Miami HEAT snapped this photo at the Carnival Scholarship and Mentoring Program holiday party. DJ Irie entertained the students and their mentors at the annual event.
Miami HEAT basketball player Shane Battier gave his secrets to success to the Carnival Scholarship and Mentoring Program students at the Carnival Cruise Lines headquarters in Miami.
Arnold Donald, Carnival Corporation’s president and chief executive officer, spoke to the Carnival Scholarship and Mentoring Program students about his career path and setting yourself up for success.
Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri gave advice to the Carnival Scholarship and Mentoring Program students at the Carnival Cruise Lines headquarters in Miami.
Chris Bosh of the Miami HEAT basketball team gave a motivational speech to the Carnival Scholarship and Mentoring Program students.
Actor Rob Lowe and journalist Maria Shriver participated in a Best Buddies event, one of Carnival Foundation’s partners. Shriver’s brother, Anthony, is the founder of the organization.
Laurie Jennings, a news anchor at Local 10 News in Miami, participated in the March of Dimes walk along with Carnival F.U.N. Team members. Jennings, whose twins were born prematurely, is a big supporter of March of Dimes.
Retired football player Ray Lewis spoke to the Carnival Scholarship and Mentoring Program students about how to achieve success and the importance of following your dreams.