2.Edwin Moses is Green Africa Foundation’s Goodwill Ambassdor on Sports and Environment to the US.
He has pledged to plant 500 trees in Kenya and support the Foundation’s Sports and Environment initiatives
Edwin Corley Moses (born August 31, 1955) is an American track and field athlete who won gold medals in the 400 metre hurdles at the 1976 and 1984 Olympics. Between 1977 and 1987, Moses won 107 consecutive finals (122 consecutive races) and set the world record in his event four times. In addition to his running, Moses was also an innovative reformer in the areas of Olympic eligibility and drug testing. In 2000, he was elected the first Chairman of the Laureus World Sports Academy, an international service organization of world class athletes.
In May 2009, the University Of Massachusetts Boston conferred upon Dr. Edwin Moses the degree of Doctor of Science (Sc.D) Honoris Causa for his efforts to maintain the integrity of Olympic sports and for his use of sports as a tool for positive social change. The University of Massachusetts citation reads: "Edwin Moses will receive the degree of Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa, for his outstanding contributions as a three-time Olympic track and field medalist, champion of drug-free athletics, motivational speaker and chairman of the Laureus World Sports Academy, an organisation that promotes sporting activities for youth worldwide for the purpose of social change. The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation maintains and finances more than 70 projects in 38 countries.