Check out this behind-the-scenes video of some your favorite celebrities talking about their participation in the Boys & Girls Clubs of America newest Public Service Announcement, which was directed by Academy Award winner Ron Howard with the support of producer Brian Grazer and Imagine Entertainment.
The PSA, which debuting yesterday(9/21/11), features 21 notable Boys & Girls Club alumni including national co-spokespersons Denzel Washington and Jennifer Lopez, along with Ashanti, General Wesley Clark, Misty Copeland, John Paul DeJoria, Cuba Gooding Jr., Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Sugar Ray Leonard, Mario Lopez, Ne-Yo, Edward James Olmos, Lucille O’Neal, Shaquille O’Neal, Smokey Robinson, CC Sabathia, Martin Sheen, Courtney B. Vance, Kerry Washington and Shaun White. BGCA’s 2010 National Youth of the Year Mona Dixon rounded out the cast.
The PSA, titled “Great Futures Start Here,” was created to draw awareness about the critical issues — high school dropout rate, childhood obesity, youth violence — that puts millions of America’s kids, and the nation’s future, at risk.
Watch the behind-scenes-video and PSA below:
Photo /Video Credit: Boys And Girls Club