CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton wants to show Charlotte he is more than just about throwing touchdown passes.
On Thursday, Newton announced a new foundation called “Everyone Matters.”
The foundation focuses on young people and their education and health.
He said Charlotte embraced him and now he wants to help those in need in the community.
“I’m trying to open up my arms and willing to take action where action is needed and make Charlotte and this community a better place,” Newton said.
Newton mentored young kids while playing football at Auburn University and hopes to help more children in Charlotte.
Newton also took time to answer questions from the media, including where the idea for the celebratory "SuperCam" came from. Watch the attached video to find out how his end-zone celebration was born.
For more information, visit camnewtonfoundation.org.