ABC9KC: Chiefs legend Will Shields working to create more opportunities in tech for at-risk young adults

2024-01-02T17:03:17-06:00July 27th, 2023|Kansas City, National, workforce|

Cheifs legend WIll Shields working to create more opportunities in tech for at-risk young adults – Alan Shope

A former Kansas City Chiefs player is working to create more opportunities for at-risk teens.

Years removed from being a legend on the field, Will Shields is still leading the way and protecting those who need it.

“We actually find tech talent where tech talent isn’t usually found,” Shields said.

The Former Chiefs lineman Will Shields is starting a new nonprofit called I.C.Stars in Kansas City. The goal is to find those great minds that may not have the opportunity to succeed in a tech field and give them one.

“There are over 1 million jobs that are available in the tech industry, and right now is a country we’re sort of behind.” The lineman said