JFK’s grandson, Jack Schlossberg, 27, announced that the 2020 Profiles in Courage Awards will go to someone special: COVID-19 frontline workers!
How cool is this? Jack Schlossberg, the 27-year-old, only grandson of former president John F. Kennedy, made an awesome announcement on the May 28 episode of TODAY. His family’s annual Profiles in Courage Awards will be called the Profiles in COVID Courage Awards this year, and honor the workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. Appearing on the morning show with his mother, former US ambassador Caroline Kennedy, 62, the mother-son duo invited TODAY viewers to send in nominees for the awards. “What happened this year is we realized that we are seeing courage all around us in the in the extraordinary demonstration of people putting their own lives at risk to help the rest of us stay safe and healthy,” Kennedy, the only surviving child of the assassinated president, told Savannah Guthrie.
Multiple nominees will be selected as recipients of the prestigious award, which was first granted in 1989, at the Profiles in Courage ceremony. That’s tentatively slated for the fal