Looking for good news? You've come to the right place. Introducing B/REAL, an inspiring new series from Bleacher Report: all-star athletes + real-life heroes = life-changing moments.
From more than a thousand stories you might remember, B/Real Chair of the Board Carmelo Anthony connected with five unforgettable Americans. Then he called some friends.
Scroll down to watch short films on each member of the B/Real Class of 2018...and discover how we've pushed it forward to go viral for good.
TRASHAUN WILLIS: COURT OF DREAMS
You think that guy on the Seahawks is impressive? This kid plays QB, linebacker...and he can dunk—with one arm. Stay tuned to watch what happens when Chris Paul pulls up in the middle of Iowa. (And click here to learn more about Trashaun >>)
BREHANNA DANIELS: RACE ON
This former college hooper found herself at a crossroads...until she became NASCAR's first black female pit-crew member. In this week's surprise, Candace Parker shows out at the track. (And click here to learn more about Brehanna >>)
JASON SEAMAN: ACTIVE TEACHER
He was just teaching seventh-grade science. Then this football coach stopped a school shooting. He took three bullets for his students...but didn't take the credit. Now he tells his story to B/REAL for the first time. Plus: Alvin Kamara comes over to watch the game. (And click here to learn more about Jason >>)
ALEXANDRIA BUCHANAN: FORWARD PROGRESS
The QB on this varsity team is a girl? Exactly. Follow the journey of one of America's only female starting quarterbacks. And, wait for it: Drew Brees enlists basketball friends on the football field. (And click here to learn more about Alexandria >>)
ZACK DOBSON: SECOND TO NONE
His brother gave the ultimate sacrifice and became a national hero. Now, this wide receiver defines perseverance with a smile. In the B/Real season finale, Carmelo Anthony gives a pump-up speech to a big-time team. (And click here to learn more about Zack >>)
PUSHING IT FORWARD AT THE PREMIERE
At an event presented by Cricket Wireless on October 19 at the La Peer Hotel in Los Angeles, Bleacher Report announced charitable donations on behalf of the B/Real Class of 2018: For Zack Dobson (pictured with Carmelo Anthony), B/R is supporting the refurbishment of a youth recreational center with the Zaevion Dobson Memorial Foundation; for Alexandria Buchanan (pictured with Taylor Rooks), B/R will help refurbish the football field at McKinley High School; for Trashaun Willis (pictured with Chris Paul), B/R will establish a high-interest student grant for him to attend college; for Jason Seaman (pictured with Alvin Kamara), B/R will donate daily meals and 100 memberships to the Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville, Indiana, in his name; for Brehanna Daniels (pictured with Candace Parker), B/R will donate a pit box, pit jacks, fire suits and impact wrenches for eight young drivers in partnership with NASCAR Drive for Diversity.