Kenny Chesney Receives Prestigious Tennessean of the Year Honor, Expands His Mentor Role

Kenny Chesney was honored as "Tennessean of the Year" by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame this past Friday, February 11.  He was honored not only for his role as a producer on the inspiring, motivational ESPN football documentary "Boys of Fall," but also for his role as mentor of young adults through his contribution of thousands of DVD's to high schools across the country.   As Bill Emendorfer, President of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame says, the award "honors an individual or organization that has made significant contributions to our society through sports or other methods, demonstrating strong character and high profile leadership."  Chesney has displayed high profile leadership throughout his career, not only to young adults through 'Boys of Fall,' but also to his peers in the country music world.

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