Global Ambassadors

Below you will find ambassadors from the worlds of sports, entertainment and music who are helping bring awareness to the important work of Special Olympics.
Andre Drummond standing in his pistons uniform with the number 0 on the front, smiling with both hands on his hips

NBA All-Star & Rebound Champion, Detroit Pistons
Apolo Ohno's standing in front of a light blue wall in a black jacket and white and black striped shirt

Olympic Champion, Short Track Speedskating
Avril Lavigne black and white professional profile photo.

Musician & Philanthropist
Benedetto Saraceno standing in front of the ocean.

Health Expert & Advocate

Six-Time World Champion WWE Professional Wrestler
Robert "Bob" Beamon in a black suite and tie with a white and black vertical striped collared shirt.

Olympic Champion, Long Jump

Actress & Model
Cafu wearing his yellow and green jersey with a blue gold and red ribbon around his neck holding and kissing a gold trophy

Legendary Professional Soccer Player

Former NFL Wide Receiver, Model, Actor & Media Personality
Damian Lillard image

NBA All Star, Portland Trailblazers

Legendary Professional Soccer Player
Dikembe Mutombo

Hall of Fame NBA Player
Eddie Barbanell in a red polo with his hands clasped in front of him looking at the photographer.

Actor & Comedian

WNBA Player, Washington Mystics
Erika Ender head shot

Singer / Songwriter, TV Celebrity, Producer & Actress

Olympic Champion, Snow Boarding

Olympian & World Champion Swimmer

Legendary Professional Soccer Player
Hussein Fahmy smiling in a tuxedo.

Egyptian Actor
Ibtihaj Muhammad headshot

Olympic Champion, Fencing
In-Kyung Kim smiling and wearing a power global branded polo

Professional Golfer

Former NFL Player & All Pro Runningback
Joe Haden

NFL Player

Actor & Advocate

Legendary Soccer Goaltender & current Manager of FC Sevilla
Ladlena and Vyacheslav Fetisova standing together, his arm is around her; he has on a decorated formal uniform.

Gymnast & Actress | Olympic Champion, Ice Hockey & Legendary Soviet Ice Hockey Player & Former NHL Player

Actor & Advocate
Li na image

Professional Tennis Player

Actor & New York Times Best-Selling Author

Olympic Champion, Swimming
Michelle Kwan

Olympic Medalist, Figure Skating

Olympic Champion, Gymnastics
Nancy O'Dell standing in a red zip up dress and smiling

Media Personality

International Recording Artist & Television Personality

Professional Golfer
Ricardo Montaner stoically staring at the photographer.

Grammy Award Winning Singer & Songwriter

NBA Player, Phoenix Suns
Sam Perkins standing with a young man in a bowling alley

Olympic Champion, Basketball & NBA Legend

Olympic Champion, Figure Skating
Professional photo of Seun Adigun in her Under Armor black, green, and white athletic suite.

Summer & Winter Olympian, Hurdels & Bobsledding

Singer & Broadway Performer
Special Olympics FIVB

Olympic Champion, Volleyball
Yang Lan

Leading Broadcast Journalist & Media Entrepreneur
yang yang image

Olympic Champion, Speed Skating

NBA All Star & Chairman of the International Basketball Federation Asia (FIBA)
Special Olympics LA 2015 World Games

Olympic Champion, Figure Skating
zhou xun image

Actress, Singer & Philanthropic Environmentalist