By now Colin Kaepernick is a name almost all Americans are familiar with, regardless of his or her interest in Football. Ever since he eloquently voiced his displeasure with the American justice system and his rationale behind taking a knee during the national anthem, Kaepernick undoubtedly became the world's most interesting person culminating with GQ naming him the Citizen of the Year. The cover is a stark contrast to his previous feature as the athelete turned activist uses the shoot to embody past revolutionary individuals of the African American community.
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If there is anyone who deserves to be namdd Citizen it is Kaepernick who continues to act selflessly. Despite remaining unsigned to any NFL team Kaepernick has not let the league's missed opportunity slow his momentum of calling for social justice reform and continuing to help communities of color. Landing his second cover of GQ in only a sign of the greatness he has in store for the world.