Doug Baldwin Jr. was raised in Florida and graduated from Stanford University in 2011 with a degree in Science, Technology and Society (STS). He enjoyed an 8 year career in the NFL and retired in 2019. Currently, Mr. Baldwin is running his own investment firm and serves as an advisor for many organizations in the greater Seattle area. As a finalist for the ESPN Muhammed Ali Humanitarian Award, Mr. Baldwin continues to focus his efforts on being a catalyst for social change by creating and supporting initiatives that aim to serve the greater good.
Since retiring from the NFL in 2019, Baldwin has joined the board of Valor Worldwide, a Seattle digital media startup and publisher of the Internet property OurMilitary.com, which provides resources and services to the military community. He has also been active in getting his Family First Community Center for the city of Renton, WA off the ground. Baldwin helped establish and currently serves as a board member for the Players Coalition — an NFL player led organization advocating for criminal justice and education reform. In 2018, Baldwin was named a finalist for the Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian award. He is also an investor in Vicis, the Seattle-based football helmet manufacturer, and Strix Leviathan, a Seattle-based cryptocurrency company.