Former UH Football head coach June Jones. Courtesy Photo

June Jones Foundation to make American Samoa aid visit

HONOLULU—Former University of Hawaii Football coach June Jones will lead a delegation to Pago Pago, American Samoa from June 13 to 16 for the Fourth Annual American Samoa Goodwill Mission sponsored by The June Jones Foundation. Jones is now head coach at Southern Methodist University.

In addition to Coach Jones, the delegation will include former University of Hawaii Quarterback Colt Brennan and several former NFL players of Samoan descent, including San Francisco 49ers great Jesse Sapolu (four-time Super Bowl Champion), Denver Broncos Defensive End Ma’a Tanuvasa (two-time Super Bowl Champion), Philadelphia Eagles Running Back Reno Mahe and nine health care professionals, including certified doctors and nurses representing nearly 100 years’ experience in emergency medicine, internal medicine, and pediatrics.

In the prior three years, the American Samoa Goodwill Mission has brought nearly $2 million in medical supplies, equipment, and educational programs to the people of American Samoa. 

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