Board of Directors
New York Giants
Kyle Rudolph was born November 9, 1989 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rudolph resides in Long Lake,Minnesota, with his wife Jordan, twin girls Finley and Andersyn, son Henry and baby boy due inNov 2021. (Twitter, Instagram & Facebook | @kylerudolph)
Rudolph starred in football at Elder High School in Cincinnati. As a senior in 2008, he was named first- team All-American by USA Today. He was placed on the Scout.com All-America first team and was the Maxwell Award winner as the Nation’s Top HS Tight End. At 6’6″, Rudolph was also a decorated basketball player. He was the conference player of the year three times and All-Ohio in 2007 and 2008.
Rudolph spent three years at the University of Notre Dame where he was one of the most prolific tight ends in school history. Rudolph is still — to this day — the only TE in school history to be named an opening day starter as a true Freshman.
He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the second round (43rd overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft.He spent 10 years with the Minnesota Vikings and was often recognized for his game winning performance on the field. He has been named to the NFL Pro Bowl twice, selected as game MVP in
2013 and off the field as NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee 3X. In 2021, Rudolph signed a two-year contract with the New York Giants.
In addition to serving on the Board of Directors of GENYOUth, Rudolph is heavily involved with several charities including University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital where he built “Kyle Rudolph’s End Zone”, a space for patients and siblings to escape, enjoy and be kids. Rudolph is also involved with Starkey Hearing and on the Board of Directors for Hannah & Friends (Started by CoachCharlie Weis), Rudolph also works closely with the 3M Open Fund which uses the 3M Open proceeds to impact organizations around the Twin Cities community.