Leonard Fournette Melted Down His Old Trophies and Turned Them Into Weights for a High School Football Team

Fournette isn't interested in resting on his laurels, so he decided to do something unique with his old trophies.

Leonard Fournette isn't looking back.

He's not reminiscing on being the No. 1 running back recruit in the nation coming out of St. Augustine High School. He's not satisfied with being a consensus first-team All-America selection at LSU.

The Jacksonville Jaguars rookie is too focused on his next goals, which—should he accomplish them—would be his most impressive feats yet. "I want to win a Super Bowl and a rushing title. That's it," Fournette recently told STACK.

As part of MET-Rx's "Next" campaign, Fournette found a unique way to turn his old glory into fuel for the next generation. Deeplocal, a Pittsburgh-based innovation studio, melted down one of Fournette's old trophies (along with 700 others) and used that material to create a set of free weights and kettlebells. Fournette then surprised the football team at William M. Raines High School—located in his new home of Jacksonville—by showing up to a workout and delivering them their new weight room equipment.

"That's a proud moment, to know that your hard work can pay off in a lot of other ways," Fournette says in MET-RX's new "Greater than Gold" spot, which can be seen above. "It's a wonderful feeling, giving back."

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