Celebrities who wore FFA’s iconic blue and gold

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The National FFA Organization currently has more than 700,000 members representing more than 8,000 chapters and millions more are alumni of the program, that includes some recognizable names.

Jimmy Carter

It is widely known that America’s 39th President came from a peanut-farming family in Georgia. Those roots date all the way back to Carter’s youth, when he was an FFA member in Plains, Georgia all the way back in the 1930s.

Tim McGraw

With more than 80 million records sold, McGraw is one of the best-selling musical artists of all time. Long before he burst onto the country music scene in the mid-90s, McGraw, was a member of FFA in Start, Louisiana.

Taylor Swift

Before she sold more than 50 million albums and won 10 Grammy Awards, Taylor Swift was a member of the Hendersonville FFA chapter in Tennessee. Although she has deviated from the genre, Taylor Swift is still a country girl at heart. She got her start as a teenager in Nashville and her first demo tapes were Dixie Chicks and Dolly Parton covers.

Bo Jackson

He is known as one of the most versatile athletes of all time. Bo Jackson won the Heisman Trophy in 1985 and was also selected by the Kansas City Royals in the MLB Draft. Jackson went on to play in the both the NFL and MLB. When he was a kid, he was part of the FFA chapter in McAdory, Alabama.

Jimmy Carter

It is widely known that America’s 39th President came from a peanut-farming family in Georgia. Those roots date all the way back to Carter’s youth, when he was an FFA member in Plains, Georgia all the way back in the 1930s.

Jordy Nelson

Jordy Nelson played 10 seasons in the NFL, forgoing the opportunity to run the Nelson Family Farm, which has been around for four generations. Nelson grew up farming and was a part of the Riley County FFA chapter in Kansas.

Sterling Martin

The two-time Daytona 500 winner was an FFA member in Tennessee.

Easton Corbin

Country music star, Easton Corbin joined a Florida FFA chapter when he was in middle school. That ag education not only helped him with college but also in chasing his music career.

Chancey Williams

Giving the World’s Most Interesting Man a run for his money. This Wyoming FFA alum is one of the few people who can say that he not only participated in the rodeo at Cheyenne Frontier Days but also performed. From rodeo athlete to country superstar, Chancey has taken the lessons he learned in FFA with him.

Gatlin Didier

You may have seen this FFA alum on your FYP. Gatlin is an Oklahoma rancher, producer, actor, and social media superstar. He still gives back to the organization by popping up state conventions across the country.

Wyatt Flores

Wyatt is a new face in the country music scene, but he is leaving an impressive mark. Growing up on his grandparent’s ranch in Oklahoma, he knows the value of ag and hard work.

Dillon Carmichael

This Kentucky boy was in FFA all through high school and even held the title of Treasurer. Dillon. He tore up the country charts with his song “Son of A” and will be performing at the 2023 FFA Convention.

Brantley Gilbert

Before Brantley Gilbert burst on the country music scene in 2011, he was a member of the Jefferson City FFA Chapter. He even returned to the 2012 FFA Convention to perform.

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