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Athlete Spotlight: Kirk Merritt

Kirk Merritt, a Running Back and Wide Receiver combo, is now in his fourth year in the NFL. He currently plays for the New Orleans Saints, having previously played for the Miami Dolphin

Kirk had a remarkable college career and successfully completed his studies at Arkansas State. He became an instant starter for the team and was honored to be named first-team All-Sun Belt Conference. He achieved this feat by leading the conference with 83 receptions and 1,005 receiving yards while scoring seven touchdowns.

Originally from New Orleans, Kirk has dedicated his time off the field to serving underserved youth. Kirk has created a series of camps and programs to help empower the youth through the arts.

He not only takes pleasure in assisting children in discovering their passion for the arts, but he is also an artist specializing in creating portraits. His work can be found on his art Instagram page @kirkasso33!


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