The My Hero Project

Entertainment Charities

Nonprofit organization that identifies positive role models from around the world for online digital storytelling project * Missing: Deepak Achraya * Hazel Barton * Bernice Pauahi Bishop * Bix Biederbeck * Fabio Chavez * Louise Burfitt-Dons * Morris Dees * Divine Bradley * Ryan Hrejac * Janet Jagan * Alan Lomax * Zohra ben Lakhdar * Bob Moses * Constance Baker Motley * Debra Ruh * Sue Savage-Rumbaugh * Michael Ryther * Vedran Smailovic * Derrick Tab * Kimmie Weeks * Kenji Williams

Vote Ranking  

1

Bruce Springsteen

Vocalist

100% (12 of 12 votes)

2

Terry Fox

Athlete

100% (1 of 1 votes)

3

Pete Seeger

Vocalist

100% (6 of 6 votes)

4

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

100% (21 of 21 votes)

5

Stevie Wonder

Musician

87.50% (7 of 8 votes)

6

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Advocate

54.79% (80 of 146 votes)

7

Nelson Mandela

World Leader

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

8

Princess Diana Spencer

Royalty

50.0% (2 of 4 votes)

9

Jon Bon Jovi

Vocalist

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

10

Herb Alpert

Musician

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

11

Louis Armstrong

Vocalist

49.53% (53 of 107 votes)

12

Abraham Lincoln

U.S. President

42.00% (84 of 200 votes)

13

George Washington

U.S. President

42.00% (63 of 150 votes)

14

Harriet Tubman

Slave

40.0% (2 of 5 votes)

15

Bob Dylan

Vocalist

35.71% (5 of 14 votes)

16

Elvis Presley

Vocalist

34.78% (40 of 115 votes)

17

John Denver

Vocalist

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

18

John Adams

U.S. President

26.67% (8 of 30 votes)

19

Dr. Seuss

Author

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

20

Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Explorer

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

21

Anne Frank

Student

8.33% (1 of 12 votes)

22

Mahalia Jackson

Vocalist

0% (0 of 0 votes)

23

Jack Johnson (Vocalist)

Vocalist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

24

Clara Barton

Nurse

0% (0 of 0 votes)

25

Pythagoras

Mathematician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

26

Ella Fitzgerald

Vocalist

0% (0 of 0 votes)

27

Aristotle

Philosopher

0% (0 of 1 votes)

28

Sherry Lansing

Entrepreneur

0% (0 of 0 votes)

29

Wynton Marsalis

Musician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

30

Wangari Maathai

Advocate

0% (0 of 0 votes)

31

Rachel Carson

Advocate

0% (0 of 0 votes)

32

Antonio Vivaldi

Composer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

33

Henry A. Wallace

U.S. Vice President

0% (0 of 0 votes)

34

Cesar Chavez

Advocate

0% (0 of 10 votes)

35

Scott Joplin

Composer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

36

Mother Teresa (Saint Teresa of Calcutta)

Religious Figure

0% (0 of 0 votes)

37

Will Rogers

Comedian

0% (0 of 1 votes)

38

Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady

0% (0 of 0 votes)

39

J.K. Rowling

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

40

Marian Anderson

Vocalist

0% (0 of 0 votes)

41

Alexander Hamilton

Politician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

42

Socrates

Philosopher

0% (0 of 0 votes)

43

Plato

Philosopher

0% (0 of 1 votes)

44

Confucius

Philosopher

0% (0 of 1 votes)

45

Joan Baez

Vocalist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

46

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Composer

0% (0 of 6 votes)

47

Voltaire

Philosopher

0% (0 of 0 votes)

48

Hans Christian Andersen

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

49

Mark Twain

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

50

Edgar Allan Poe

Poet

0% (0 of 0 votes)

51

Bob Geldof

Musician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

52

Bob Kane

Artist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

53

Duke Ellington

Musician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

54

Son House

Musician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

55

Jane Goodall

Animal Expert

0% (0 of 1 votes)

56

Pete Maravich

Basketball Player

0% (0 of 5 votes)

57

Benito Juarez

World Leader

0% (0 of 0 votes)

58

Chief Joseph

Native American Icon

0% (0 of 0 votes)

59

Ralph Ellison

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

60

Zora Neale Hurston

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

61

Victoria Woodhull

Advocate

0% (0 of 0 votes)