CANTON, OHIO – Class of 2018 Enshrinee RAY LEWIS has chosen his daughter Diaymon Lewis to serve as his presenter when he is enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August. The news was shared via the Hall of Fame’s social media earlier today that included an exclusive video interview with Ray:
.@Ravens great @raylewis has chosen his daughter Diaymon Lewis to serve as his presenter when he is enshrined this August. Only 5 daughters have previously served as presenters (Jerry Kramer also recently named his daughter Alicia as his presenter). #PFHOF18 pic.twitter.com/I5BMwBNP1E
— Best Attraction for Sports Fans (@ProFootballHOF) March 14, 2018
Fellow Class of 2018 Enshrinee JERRY KRAMER also recently named his daughter, Alicia Kramer, as his presenter.
Only five daughters have previously served as presenters: Jessica Elway (for JOHN ELWAY in 2004), Mercedes Sapp (for WARREN SAPP in 2013), Cheyenne Humphrey Robinson (for CLAUDE HUMPHREY in 2014), Sydney Seau (for JUNIOR SEAU in 2015), and Lisa DeBartolo (for her father EDWARD J. DeBARTOLO, JR. in 2016).
Presenters join the Enshrinees on stage at the Enshrinees’ Gold Jacket Dinner on Friday, Aug. 3 at the Canton Memorial Civic Center and Cultural Center. Members of the Class of 2018 will be greeted by a gauntlet of Gold Jackets (living Hall of Famers). Diaymon will then place the Hall of Fame Gold Jacket on her father during what promises to be an emotional moment on the eve of the enshrinement.
Presenters are featured in video presentations to introduce their respective enshrinee and then join them on stage to unveil the Bronzed Bust at the Enshrinement Ceremony at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 4.
“HUDDLE UP AT THE HALL”
Ray, along fellow Class of ’18 Enshrinees ROBERT BRAZILE and RANDY MOSS were in Canton recently for a site visit to prepare for the 2018 Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls. During his time in Canton, Ray sat down with HOF Productions’ cameras to share a wide range of thoughts on his upcoming induction.
Episode 1 of “Huddle Up at the Hall” features Ray’s visit to the Hall of Fame. The show can be found on the new Hall of Fame Channel (ProFootballHOF.com/hof-channel). The direct link is: https://livestream.com/profootballhof/events/8099142/videos/171263565.