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Kansas City Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes now GQ cover star

 Kansas City Chiefs' Damien Williams (26), Patrick Mahomes (15), and Anthony Sherman (42) stand during the national anthem before the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (Source: AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Kansas City Chiefs' Damien Williams (26), Patrick Mahomes (15), and Anthony Sherman (42) stand during the national anthem before the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (Source: AP Photo/Seth Wenig) (KTUU)
Published: Jul. 14, 2020 at 11:41 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is the new cover star for the August edition of GQ Magazine. The story comes less than a week after the 24-year-old inked a deal that could put him in line for half a billion dollars over the next ten years.

Presenting GQ's August cover star: Patrick Mahomes. Read the full story here: http://gq.mn/JdCnooc

Posted by GQ on Tuesday, July 14, 2020

In the issue, Mahomes addressed the current climate in America on racial injustices. He was born in Texas to a Black father and White mother but told GQ writer Clay Skipper he never experienced being the target of racism. He said he still stands with other Black NFL players and their push for the NFL’s response to the Black Lives Matter movement.

“I’m in the middle of negotiating my next contract, to hopefully be a Kansas City Chief for a long time, but I still thought this was important enough and this was something that had to be said. It wasn’t something I could sit back on and worry about my next contract, because I needed to use my platform to help. Sometimes it’s not about money. It’s not about fame. It’s about doing what’s right,” said Mahomes.

Read the full article on gq.com.

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