Baltimore Ravens Hometown Hero Presented by Dietz & Watson
Hometown Hero: D.J. Chris Kopec
D.J. Kopec raised more than $1 million for charity by streaming dance parties from his basement during COVID-19.
Hometown Hero: Asma Inge-Hanif
For over 45 years, Asma has been a nurse taking care of those underserved and uninsured. Inge Benevolent Ministries provides health education, social and shelter services.
Hometown Hero: Johns Hopkins Hospital's Joseph Wice
Joseph Wice has been an environmental care associate for five years at Johns Hopkins Hospital. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he has chipped in to help as much as possible.
Hometown Hero: Marine Cpl. Kevin Marburger
After retiring from the Marine Corps in 2012, Cpl. Marburger developed an alcohol addiction. He found treatment got sober, and has now started a charity in Maryland called the Veterans Addiction Foundation.
Hometown Hero: Val Jenkins
Val Jenkins is the founder of Hug Don't Shoot, a non-profit that is working to bring love to everybody in our community.
Hometown Hero: Army's Dwayne Jackson
Dwayne Jackson spent 13 years in the Army before moving into the fire department to continue serving others.
Hometown Hero: U.S. Navy LCDR Diana An
A nurse with the Navy, she deployed to Afghanistan, Malaysia and Vietnam. Now she is fighting the biggest fight at home with COVID-19.
Hometown Hero: Nick Doetsch
The Pasadena Boat Works owner and his business partner came up with the idea of Kenzie-Covers to make an N95 mask more fun for kids and medical personnel.
Hometown Hero: CW4 Army Ret. Claude Boushey
Claude Boushey was a helicopter pilot who suffered major injuries in a crash in Iraq, leaned to walk again, then redeployed.
Hometown Hero: Retired U.S. Army Pilot Barry Root
Barry Root was drafted to serve in Vietnam and was one of the lucky pilots to come back alive from the largest helicopter battle in history.
Hometown Hero: Army Maj. Mike Sofinowski
Mike Sofinowski became an officer and led troops into combat operations over the past 19 years, including most recently in Iraq.
Hometown Hero: Army Staff Sgt. Martin Jones
Matin Jones enlisted in the Army in 1987 and served for 20 years. He was wounded five times in 2005.
Hometown Hero: U.S. Army's Solomon Taylor
Solomon Taylor was a 20 year old who didn't know how to drive when he joined the Army. Then he drove huge trucks in WWII.
Hometown Hero: Air Force Cpt. Stephan Bitner
Stephan Bitner knew he wanted to be a pilot when he saw planes flying overhead as a child, and he wanted to honor family members who also served.