Roy Hall 

President/Founder

 

A Cleveland native, Roy Hall attended Charles F. Brush High School where he was a football and basketball standout. He attended The Ohio State University on a full athletic scholarship. He was member of the 2002 National Championship Team. While maintaining a 3.2 GPA, Roy obtained a degree in marketing and was also a five time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete Award winner. The Indianapolis Colts selected Roy in the 5th round of the 2007 NFL Draft. Hall spent 4 seasons playing for the Colts and Detroit Lions.
 
In 2008, Roy established the Driven Foundation with a goal of impacting the world, one life at a time through outreach events, mentorship programs and inspirational speaking. Since 2008 Roy Hall and Driven have proudly distributed more than 450,000 pounds of FREE food to Central Ohio families. 

 

Antonio Smith

Executive Vice President

Antonio Smith is a native of Columbus, Ohio who grew up in the Linden area. Antonio graduated from Beechcroft High School and pursued further education at The Ohio State University. While attending OSU, Antonio challenged himself by majoring in mechanical engineering and playing football for the Buckeyes. During his tenure, Smith excelled in both academics and athletics. Academically, Antonio graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering in 2007. Antonio also was honored as being an Academic All-Big Ten recipient, OSU Scholar-Athlete recipient, and member of the Dean's List.

Athletically, Antonio Smith displayed tremendous hard work and dedication, which propelled Antonio from an original walk-on to the 2002 National Championship team, to a full athletic scholarship impact defensive player for the 2006 Buckeye team, which also went to the National Championship. During his senior season, Antonio was awarded First-Team All-Big Ten, semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, and received the Most Inspirational Player award, voted by his teammates. Smith then took advantage of advancing his athletic ability to its highest level in becoming a player in the National Football League for the Indianapolis Colts, Detroit Lions and Cincinnati Bengals.
 
In addition to the academic and athletic accolades, Antonio Smith has a passion of giving back. Prior to entering the NFL, Smith established a scholarship award, in his name, at his former high school. The award was created to encourage student athletes to pursue a college education. Smith also volunteers countless hours to local elementary, middle and high schools, giving his testimony and challenging students to pursue their goals.
 
In lieu of the efforts already committed by Smith to his community, Antonio and former teammate Roy Hall have established The DRIVEN Foundation.  This non-profit organization is committed to enhancing the communities throughout Central Ohio and surrounding areas through an array of programs directed toward youth and underprivileged families.

 

Josselyn Timko

Community Relations Director / Event Coordinator 

Driven Community Relations Director, Josselyn Timko was born in State College, PA.  She attended Clearfield Area High School before attending Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA.  While completing her undergraduate degree in psychology, Josselyn worked as Manager for the D1-AA Football Team.  Under the supervision of then Head Coach Tom Gadd, she was asked to coordinate community outreach programs for the football players throughout the school year.  This cultivated her passion for helping athletes give back to their communities.

During her senior year at Bucknell, she applied to various NFL teams in search of an internship opportunity as a Community Relations Director.  The New England Patriots provided her with this opportunity, and she proceeded to relocate to the Foxboro, MA area and complete an internship in both departments.  
 
Following an internship with the New England Patriots, she moved to New Orleans to accept a full time position as Media & Community Relations Director /Manager for the Saints.  She resigned from the New Orleans Saints to begin a consulting business helping athletes do community outreach and prepare for life after football.
 
Josselyn’s list of consulting work included coordinating and leading a Rookie Club at the San Diego Chargers, Executive Director of Deuce McAllister’s Catch 22 Foundation, assisting with the foundations for RB Jerious Norwood, FB Mike Karney, WR Michael Lewis, DB Steve Gleason, and RB Ricky Williams.
 
In 2010 Josselyn served as Player Development and Community Relations Director for the United Football League.  In 2011 she assumed the role of Vice President of Communications for the UFL’s Omaha Nighthawks, before joining the Driven Foundation as Community Relations Director in 2012.
 
 JTimko@drivenfoundation.org