About Hines Ward Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
Born in Seoul, South Korea on March 8, 1976, Hines E. Ward, Jr. is currently playing as the wide receiver of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was voted as Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XL. Due to having parents of different races, with an African American father, Hines Ward, Sr. and a Korean mother, Kim Young-hee, Ward has become a promoter of South Korea’s biracial youths.
He is residing in Atlanta, Georgia now with Jaden, his son. He has a Mickey Mouse tattoo on his upper right arm in Heisman pose and below is his name written in Korean alphabet which is Hangul. Ward became the first ever Korean-American to gain the MVP award in Super Bowl 2006, throwing him to the spotlight of the media in South Korea. After leaving Seoul when he was only one year old, Ward returned to his birthplace on April 3 to May 30, 2006. Using his celebrity status, he arranged “hope-sharing” meeting with the multiracial Korean children and at the same time, encourage political and social reform. On his last day in Korea, he created the Hines Ward Helping Hands Foundation by donating to the USD $ 1 million. The main purpose of this foundation is to help those children in South Korea who have suffered discrimination.
Not only a good player but is also a good person by heart, there will be no surprise if many fans will admire Ward just like how they admire Barry Sanders’ skills and the admirable talent of Gale Sayers. Now, you can have the memorabilia and collectible items of Ward and also those of Emmitt Smith’s and you can get them for very affordable prices.
Usually, is name is misspelled as Hiness Ward, Haynes Ward, Hienes Ward, Hines Warde, Hines Waerd, Hines Warrd and Hines Wardd.