10. Jaylen Brown
Brown is one of the Boston Celtics’ most exciting talents. He’s also a vice president of the National Basketball Players Association. In short, leadership is in his DNA. After seeing the uprising in countless cities, he drove 15 hours to Georgia to join the movement.
“This is a peaceful protest,” he explained to ESPN. “Being a celebrity, being an NBA player, don’t exclude me from no conversations at all. First and foremost, I’m a black man and I’m a member of this community. … We’re raising awareness for some of the injustices that we’ve been seeing. It’s not OK.”