#2 Ali Marpet
Alexander “Ali” Marpet is the son of Bill Marpet, an Emmy Award-winning videographer and Joy Rose, a founder of the the Mamapalooza music and arts festival.
Marpet, who is Jewish, is an alumnus of Birthright Israel. Marpet said that it would be a “huge honor” to represent Jews as an athlete.
He played college football at Hobart College and was drafted in the second round, 61st overall, of the 2015 NFL draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Ali is the highest-drafted pick in the history of NCAA Division III football and, as of the 2018 NFL Draft, remains the most recently drafted player from Division III.