The Ndamukong Suh Family Foundation was established by Ndamukong Suh and his sister Ngum in 2010 as an extension of the Suh family’s dedication to the values of education, health and wellness and global outreach.
Suh’s passion for giving back was instilled by his parents, Michael and Bernadette. Since early childhood, Suh has been donating his own clothing, books and toys to children of his parents’ birthplaces; Cameroon, Africa to honor his father and Jamaica, to honor his mother.
The NSFF target areas are a way to honor Suh’s roots and include Portland, Ore., where he was born, Lincoln, Neb., his collegiate town, Detroit, where he played as a member of the Detroit Lions National Football League Club, his current team the Miami Dolphins as well as Cameroon and Jamaica.
Since its inception, the NSFF has created programs and nurtured strategic partnerships to further its core ideals of education, health and wellness and global outreach including Camp SUH, 90 Backpack Program, SUHs Scholar Programs, annual holiday visits to the Detroit Medical Center, a young women’s mentorship program in Detroit Public Schools with Ngum Suh and the adoption of a school in Cameroon.