Thursday, Apr. 01, 2010

Drew Brees

Age: 31
Occupation: Quarterback, New Orleans Saints
Previous TIME 100 Appearances: 0

The MVP of Super Bowl XLIV, Brees led the long-downtrodden Saints to the first championship in team history, electrifying a city still wounded by Hurricane Katrina. His Brees Dream Foundation has raised more than $4.5 million to rebuild New Orleans schools, advance cancer research and fund other charitable causes.