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The Watkins Award

The Watkins Award has established itself as the nation’s premier award for African American male high school seniors who represent the highest achievement in academics and athletics. The Award is emblematic of an extraordinary athlete, a bonafide scholar, and a person who has been recognized by prominent people in his community as a leader, volunteer, and community advocate.

Broadcasting Date

Guest, Marcus McCutcheon

Guest Name
Marcus McCutcheon
Guest Occupation
Guest Biography

Marcus McCutcheon is a 2002 Watkins Award Honoree who played football and graduated from Stanford University.  He was recognized as one of the top high school defensive backs in the country. Coming from a family of athletes, brother played for USC and in the NFL and dad, Lawrence McCutcheon was a well known and respected retired NFL player.  Marcus worked through adversity to play several positions at Stanford.  After graduation, Marcus chose to pursue Law School and now is practicing law in California.