Antoine Bethea Hosts Football Camp, Visits White House over Easter Weekend

Thought you had a productive Easter weekend? Get a load of what Antoine Bethea accomplished.

First, the Niners safety helped host a football camp on Saturday in Virginia at Denbigh High School – his alma mater. Nearly 700 local children attended the event, which featured NFL players not only coaching kids through drills but also giving them guidance in life.

"Outside of football there's so much more than you can accomplish and do," Bethea told 13NewsNow.com. "That's what we try to preach. We have a lot of mentors and tutors within the neighborhood who help these young men and women."

Shutdown Academy, created by Bethea's friend and former NFL player Keion Carpenter, organized the free camp and open house. Other players who participated were Tennessee Titans cornerback B.W. Webb and former Arizona Cardinals offensive lineman Elton Brown.

You can watch a full recap of the day in the video at the top of the page.

As if mentoring youth in his hometown wasn't enough, Bethea then traveled north to Washington D.C. on Monday for another event benefiting kids.

The veteran was one of several NFL players invited to the 138th edition of the White House Easter Egg Roll, which is the largest annual public event at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Among the tens of thousands in attendance were Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Idina Menziel. The event included egg hunts, live storytelling, fitness zones and fun runs.

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