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

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.

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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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