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A Baltimore native, Tavon Mason has an impressive history with football, education and the community. Mason was a standout at Woodlawn High School where he played tailback, defensive back and quarterback. He earned All-State, All-Metro, All-County and All-City honors and was chosen as his team's Most Valuable Player and team captain three times. He was inducted into the Woodlawn High School Scholar-Athlete Hall of Fame and participated in the Chesapeake Classic and the Mason-Dixon Shriner's All-Star Game.

Tavon was a standout at the University of Virginia, where he also earned his Bachelor's degree. Following his NFL dreams, he was signed as a rookie free agent by the New York Jets on Apr. 26, 2002. He spent the 2002 and 2003 training camp with the Jets, appearing in all eight preseason games, but was released following both.

On the early heels of his playing career, Mason started coaching high school football at Woodlawn High School and started his own foundation, The Tavon Mason Loves the Kids Foundation. Mason and his team have hosted various events in the community including his annual slipper drive for several children’s hospitals, a winter coat and toiletries drive for the Westside Men’s Shelter in Catonsville, MD., a healthy snack drive for Camp St. Vincent’s De Paul in Baltimore City that caters to the homeless children and children who lives in transitional housing, and an annual summer reading tour.

Mason coached four seasons at Stevenson University, winning a conference championship in 2016. He’s also worked for the Baltimore County Public School System, was the Founder of the G-Squad mentoring group at Franklin Middle School, and served a stint as Vice President of the NFLPA Baltimore Chapter. He became a published author in 2013 with his self-published ebook, “Tavon Mason’s, The 60-A-Day Promise: A Guide to Healthier Lifestyle & Family”. In 2015 he released his first children’s book, “Tavon Does It All”.

Tavon Mason

Baltimore, MD
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