Former NFL Player, Current Ministry Team Member to Speak at Gardner-Webb University

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Renaldo Wynn to Address GWU Community During Dimensions on Jan. 12

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—A former National Football League (NFL) player who joined a men’s outreach ministry team after retirement will speak to the Gardner-Webb University community on Jan. 12 during GWU’s Dimensions program. The event, which begins at 9:25 a.m. in the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center on campus, is free and open to the public.

Renaldo Wynn played on the defensive line for 13 seasons in the NFL following an all-American career at the University of Notre Dame. Following the conclusion of his football career in 2009, Wynn connected with Super Bowl-winning football coach and NASCAR championship-winning team owner Joe Gibbs and his ministry, Game Plan for Life.

Game Plan for Life, based in Huntersville, N.C., offers spiritual guidance for men to find success in all areas of life. Wynn is one of many former professional athletes who work with the organization to improve the lives of others. For more information, visit

Gardner-Webb’s Dimensions program aims to enhance the spiritual, intellectual and cultural life at the University and to promote a sense of community. More information is available by calling the GWU Office of Christian Life and Service at 704-406-4277 or visiting

Auxiliary aids will be made available to persons with disabilities upon request 48 hours prior to the event. Please call 704-406-4253 or email with your request.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University’s purpose is to advance the Kingdom of God through Christian higher education by preparing graduates for professional and personal success, instilling in them a deep commitment to service and leadership, and equipping them for well-rounded lives of lasting impact, Pro Deo et Humanitate (For God and Humanity).