Samuel Madison Jr. is a former American football cornerback who played twelve seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Louisville, and was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the second round of the 1997 NFL Draft. A four-time Pro Bowl selection, Madison also played for the New York Giants. He earned a Super Bowl ring with the Giants in Super Bowl XLII against the New England Patriots. He was also inducted into the Kentucky State Pro Football Hall of fame in 2009
Madison is and his wife, Saskia, have two sons, Kellen and Kaden, and a daughter Kennedy. Madison currently works for WTVX as a Miami Dolphins analyst.
Madison shows his philanthropic efforts through giving back to the south and north Florida communities through his foundation, Madison Avenue for Kids which focuses on literacy, mental and behavioral health and family wellness. Madison and his wife have partnered with Habitat for Humanity in years past to build and donate residences to deserving families in Miami Dade and Broward counties. Madison has been integral in the shaping of the HANDY youth by providing one on one guidance to HANDY youth and always present in supporting HANDY events and staff.
Madison is also currently a spokesperson for organ donation. In 2016, Samuel served as an organ donor by donating his kidney to his daughter Kennedy.
Madison prides himself on being a role model for all youth by giving back and always lending a helping hand to others in efforts to continue to make South Florida a great community for all families to enjoy.