2018 Humanitarian of the Year

Ramon Robinson

Ramon Robinson Humanitarian

Coach Robinson was a three-sport star from Anderson, SC and was the first African-American quarterback to start at T.L. Hanna High School (Inducted into TL Hanna Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2017), where he was the leading passer in the state as a senior. He holds numerous passing records at Benedict College (Columbia, SC). Robinson signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League in 1999 becoming the first Benedict alum to sign a professional football contract. Robinson spent the next nine years playing with the CFL, and arena/indoor leagues before injury forced him to retire as a player. Coach Robinson established RR Elite QB Training in 2011 (a/k/a EPT).  EPT is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that features personal football skill training, educational assistance, and mentoring for kids all over South Carolina and the Southeast.

EPT serves to train and mentor our youth, showcase them for scholarships, prepare them for the game as far as their talents can take them and life during and after the game.  Coach Robinson has worked with and helped produce the best talent in South Carolina, throughout the southeast and beyond. Robinson along with his EPT Coaching team, Bobby McGowens (WR), ChaChi Sullivan (DB), and Rashaad Jackson (Line) has personally helped over 100 kids earn scholarships to college since 2011. The 2018 recruiting class included seven quarterbacks accepting offers from Clemson, Coastal Carolina, Temple, Furman and other great programs.  Coach Robinson is working to maximize the rich football talent of South Carolina receive college scholarships while creating successful men of character.