FIRST NAME: Heidi
First Name: Heidi
High School: A. M. Barbe High School
University: Louisiana State University
Degree: Kinesiology with a concentration in Human Movement Science
Career Goal: To advance into a higher management position in the pharmaceutical sales field
Song: “In My Life” by The Beatles
Book: Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
Quote: “Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.” –Henry Ford
Author: J. K. Rowling
Food: Boiled crawfish. It’s not only delicious, but crawfish boils are always a fun time to hang out with friends and family!
Movie: Now and Then
TV Show: The Office
Pastime: Running. It’s a great stress reliever and always makes me feel more energized!
Lifetime Goal: To be the mother and wife of a big family. A successful career is very important to me, but I’ve always felt motherhood is my true calling.
Best Habit: I never order an unhealthy meal at a restaurant… but I might eat a little off of someone else’s plate
Worst Habit: Laughing before the punch line
Best experience of being a New Orleans Saintsation so far: The first game back in the dome after winning the Super Bowl. I haven’t heard the fans that loud since (and the dome can get pretty loud).
Best thing about being a Saintsation: Interacting with our fans at public appearances, especially all of the kids!
Advice for younger girls: Look for something positive in every situation.
Trait you admire most in other people: Honesty
What is your most outstanding attribute: Compassion
Other than your family, who is a positive role model in your life: The late Sadie May Mallard for always being true to herself and for a lifetime of giving.
If you had the opportunity to travel anywhere in the world, where would it be and why: Germany. I was named Heidi because of my family roots there. Also, my grandparents still live in Germany, so it would be wonderful to visit them and experience the culture first hand.
See how the Saints, 49ers and Seahawks orginazations give back to the communites that support them.
Students at Academy of the Sacred Heart made decorative shoes to raise funds for a student in Uganda. Saints Owner Gayle Benson heard about the fundraiser and purchased a pair of shoes to help support the cause. In this video, Mrs. Benson discusses the fundraiser with Academy of the Sacred Heart students.
Saints Owner/Vice Chairman Rita Benson LeBlanc speaks about the Ochsner Back to Football 5K on Tuesday, July 10, 2012.
The New Orleans Saints partnered with Verizon Wireless for the third annual “Random Acts of Kindness Tour” on June 16. The bus stopped at five different locations on its route - Chevron, The Magnolia School, Verizon Wireless, Wal-Mart and McDonald's. Players were able to greet fans, take pictures, deliver gift cards and sign autographs at each stop.