Local Sports Athletes & Celebrities

2018 Celebrities!

Meet past football greats and current athletes from Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Hockey Team, and more to come!

Cameron Fontana Cameron Fontana is the feature reporter for Good Day Columbus on ABC 6 and FOX 28. He can be seen each weekday morning doing fun things throughout central Ohio, highlighting the people, places, and events that make our community such a great place to live. Cameron is a self-proclaimed world and pop culture aficionado, and also enjoys music, eating every kind of culinary creation imaginable, fitness, extreme sports, festivals, meeting new people, and is recently a new dad. If it sounds exciting, he wants to jump in, experience it, and creatively share it with everyone.

Cameron Fontana Cameron Fontana is the feature reporter for Good Day Columbus on ABC 6 and FOX 28. He can be seen each weekday morning doing fun things throughout central Ohio, highlighting the people, places, and events that make our community such a great place to live. Cameron is a self-proclaimed world and pop culture aficionado, and also enjoys music, eating every kind of culinary creation imaginable, fitness, extreme sports, festivals, meeting new people, and is recently a new dad. If it sounds exciting, he wants to jump in, experience it, and creatively share it with everyone.

Jake Ballard is a former football tight end who played in the NFL for the New York Giants, New England Patriots and Arizona Cardinals. He played college football at Ohio State and was signed by the Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2010 and won Super Bowl XLVI with them against the Patriots.

Jake Ballard is a former football tight end who played in the NFL for the New York Giants, New England Patriots and Arizona Cardinals. He played college football at Ohio State and was signed by the Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2010 and won Super Bowl XLVI with them against the Patriots.

Anthony Schlegel is a former Football linebacker. He was originally drafted by the New York Jets in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at the Ohio State University. He founded his own fitness company, Schlegel Hardcore Elite Training.

Anthony Schlegel is a former Football linebacker. He was originally drafted by the New York Jets in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at the Ohio State University. He founded his own fitness company, Schlegel Hardcore Elite Training.

Scoonie Penn is a former basketball point guard who 1998-99 was named Big Ten Conference Player of the Year. In 1998-99 he Led Ohio State to the NCAA Final Four. He was named First Team All-Big Ten Conference in both his junior and senior seasons. He ended his career at Ohio State University as the college's all-time leader in three-point field goals made.

Scoonie Penn is a former basketball point guard who in 1998-99 was named Big Ten Conference Player of the Year. Also in 1998-99 he led Ohio State to the NCAA Final Four. He was named First Team All-Big Ten Conference in both his junior and senior seasons. He ended his career at Ohio State University as the college’s all-time leader in three-point field goals made.

Justin Zwick is a former college football quaterback. He attended the mini-camp of the Indianapolis Colts and the Carolina Panthers. In 2008 he signed to the roster of the Columbus Destroyers of the Arena football League.

Justin Zwick is a former college football quaterback. In the 2004 Alamo Bowl Justin led the Buckeyes to a dominating 33-7 victory over the Oklahoma State Cowboys.

Brandon Dubinsky is the centerman for the Columbus Blue Jackets

Brandon Dubinsky is the centerman for the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Evan Blankenship is a former Ohio State Football player. He was an offensive guard and defensive end from 2007 to 2011. Through Youtube, Evan taught himself how to play guitar and found internet success uploading personal covers. Evan moved to Nashville in March of 2012, where he worked with numerous award-winning songwriters and producers. In August of 2017 Evan moved back to Columbus with his wife, Sarah. He has since joined the band North to Nashville, Columbus’ premier country band, where he circuits local bars, honky-tonks, and festivals.

Evan Blankenship is a former Ohio State Football player. He was an offensive guard and defensive end from 2007 to 2011. Through Youtube, Evan taught himself how to play guitar and found internet success uploading personal covers. Evan moved to Nashville in March of 2012, where he worked with numerous award-winning songwriters and producers. In August of 2017 Evan moved back to Columbus with his wife, Sarah. He has since joined the band North to Nashville, Columbus’ premier country band, where he circuits local bars, honky-tonks, and festivals.

Dr. Cohn is the Chief Medical Officer, OSUCCC - James and will be the guest speaker for the Papa John's Charity Challenge.

Dr. Cohn is the Chief Medical Officer, OSUCCC – James and will be the guest speaker for the Papa John’s Charity Challenge.

 will be on the scene!

Papa John’s Goal Patrol will be on the scene!

Leo Welsch will be kicking off our event.

Leo Welsh will be kicking off our event.