Adam Breneman (March 31, 1995) is a rising sophomore tight end at Penn State University. He graduated high school a semester early to enroll at Penn State in January 2013. During his true freshman season at Penn State, Adam played in 11 games, with 5 starts. He finished the season with 15 receptions and 3 TDs. In post-season awards, he was named Freshman All-Big Ten and second team Freshman All-American.
Adam is studying business management with a concentration in organizational leadership in the Smeal College of Business, and is on track to graduate an entire year early with his undergraduate degree. He plans to pursue a Master's degree after early graduation.
In high school, he was widely recognized as one of the best high school football recruits in the country. He attended Cedar Cliff High School (Camp Hill, PA), where he was a varsity football starter since his freshman year. Although Adam missed his senior season due to an ACL tear, he holds numerous school receiving records and was been named to multiple All-State teams. Adam was recognized by ESPN as the best high school tight end in the country, and was rated a "five star" recruit by Scout.com/FoxSports.
Adam is active in charity work, most notably with his fundraiser Catch The Cure (catch-the-cure.com), which has raised almost $200,000 for Project A.L.S. (projectals.org) research. He also serves as the Secretary for the Penn State Chapter of Uplifting Athletes (www.upliftingathletes.org). He previously served as the Fundraising Chairman of the organization in 2013. Adam received the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award, as well as the 2013 PA NAIFA Humanitarian Award.
Adam plans to pursue a career in business or politics after his football career comes to an end.
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