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Patrick Mahomes lands on 2020 Forbes 30 under 30 list for sports

Judges for the sports section were Skylar Diggins-Smith, Shelia Johnson and Jason Levien.
Credit: Kevork Djansezian
Quarterback Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs looks to pass against the Los Angeles Rams in the first quarter of the game at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 19, 2018 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

TYLER, Texas — Each year, Forbes publishes their 30 under 30 lists that highlight young adults that flourish in their designated field.

These fields include:

  • Art & Style
  • Big Money
  • Celebrities
  • Consumer Technology
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Enterprise Technology
  • Finance
  • Food & Drink
  • Healthcare
  • Hollywood & Entertainment
  • Immigrants
  • Law & Policy
  • Manufacturing & Industry
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Media
  • Music
  • Retail & Ecommerce
  • Science
  • Social Entrepreneurs
  • Sports 
  • Venture Capital

This year, Whitehouse High School graduate turned Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback Patrick Mahomes, 24, landed on the sports list.

Mahomes' bio on the list reads as follows:

The No. 10 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, Mahomes is one of just three NFL QBs to ever throw 50 touchdowns in a single season. In 2018, he won rookie of the year and most valuable player honors, becoming the youngest NFL MVP since Dan Marino. An all-star roster of sponsors include the likes of Adidas and Bose.

Judges for the sports section were Skylar Diggins-Smith, Shelia Johnson and Jason Levien.

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