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  1. Low-key, cool, and collected, Bernard Berrian has made a name for himself in the NFL based upon his maturity, his passion and his determination to achieve excellence. His drive for success does not end when the whistle blows, Bernard maintains this commitment off the field as well. Bernard was a military kid, born at an Air Force Base, just outside of Madrid, Spain. He grew up in California and played football for Atwater High School, in Atwater California. From a very young age his family,......  Read Full Bio »

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  1. Low-key, cool, and collected, Bernard Berrian has made a name for himself in the NFL based upon his maturity, his passion and his determination to achieve excellence. His drive for success does not end when the whistle blows, Bernard maintains this commitment off the field as well.

    Bernard was a military kid, born at an Air Force Base, just outside of Madrid, Spain. He grew up in California and played football for Atwater High School, in Atwater California. From a very young age his family, teammates and coaches knew that Bernard has a special talent that set him apart from the rest. With his lighting speed and explosiveness, Bernard earned himself a starting position at Fresno State University.

    In 2004, with a successful college career under his belt, Bernard was drafted to the Chicago Bears. Now, the highest paid, star wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings, he is putting up huge numbers and making his mark as an NFL great! Berrian is in his seventh season in the NFL, and is highly respected by teammates, fans and coaches alike, and looked up to as a leader on the team.

    It is not only Bernard's performance on the field that makes him so magnetic. His fervent desire to give back to the community, his unwavering love for his family and compassion toward others is what makes Bernard Berrian a truly remarkable man. Bernard has worked tirelessly in an effort to contribute to his community and assist families in need, and has taken a special interest in the organization, Second Harvest. Additionally, Bernard was given the prestigious opportunity to be a member of the entertainment council for Feeding America, which he humbly accepted. Bernard chose to focus his energy and attention on Feeding America, because he is passionate about ending the hunger crisis in this country. He believes that no one should go hungry, and is honored to have been given the opportunity to make a difference through a council, with others who desire to contribute to society and help others.

    Bernard is extremely family and God oriented and his intelligence supersedes his talents on the field. He is passionate about acting and modeling and is focused on building upon his success in these fields. Bernard was recently featured as a model in BETs Rip The Runway and is starring in the upcoming VH1 show The Greatest Catch which premieres July 2010. Hard working and selfless on and off the field, Bernard's charisma intensifies when he is in the spotlight. Whether its on the red carpet, in front of a camera or on the radio, Bernard has that star quality that attracts mainstream viewers, readers and listeners, and sets him apart from the everyday professional athlete. His on-camera presence has been said to be "not just good, but great!" and has been said to be "headed toward a post NFL career in television". He is exciting, articulate and really resonates across audiences.

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