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

Terry Fox

Athlete

100% (1 of 1 votes)

2

Pete Seeger

Vocalist

100% (6 of 6 votes)

3

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

100% (21 of 21 votes)

4

Bruce Springsteen

Vocalist

94.44% (17 of 18 votes)

5

Princess Diana Spencer

Royalty

60.0% (3 of 5 votes)

6

Stevie Wonder

Musician

53.85% (7 of 13 votes)

7

Louis Armstrong

Vocalist

49.53% (53 of 107 votes)

8

John Adams

U.S. President

42.50% (17 of 40 votes)

9

Abraham Lincoln

U.S. President

33.66% (69 of 205 votes)

10

Elvis Presley

Vocalist

33.33% (40 of 120 votes)

11

John Denver

Vocalist

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

12

Harriet Tubman

Slave

33.33% (2 of 6 votes)

13

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Advocate

32.11% (35 of 109 votes)

14

George Washington

U.S. President

28.67% (43 of 150 votes)

15

Dr. Seuss

Author

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

16

Bob Dylan

Vocalist

22.22% (2 of 9 votes)

17

Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Explorer

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

18

Anne Frank

Student

8.33% (1 of 12 votes)

19

Nelson Mandela

World Leader

0% (0 of 1 votes)

20

Marian Anderson

Vocalist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

21

Mother Teresa (Saint Teresa of Calcutta)

Religious Figure

0% (0 of 0 votes)

22

Will Rogers

Comedian

0% (0 of 1 votes)

23

Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady

0% (0 of 0 votes)

24

J.K. Rowling

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

25

Clara Barton

Nurse

0% (0 of 0 votes)

26

Pythagoras

Mathematician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

27

Alexander Hamilton

Politician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

28

Socrates

Philosopher

0% (0 of 0 votes)

29

Plato

Philosopher

0% (0 of 2 votes)

30

Confucius

Philosopher

0% (0 of 6 votes)

31

Joan Baez

Vocalist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

32

Jon Bon Jovi

Vocalist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

33

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Composer

0% (0 of 6 votes)

34

Voltaire

Philosopher

0% (0 of 0 votes)

35

Hans Christian Andersen

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

36

Mark Twain

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

37

Edgar Allan Poe

Poet

0% (0 of 0 votes)

38

Bob Geldof

Musician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

39

Bob Kane

Artist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

40

Duke Ellington

Musician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

41

Son House

Musician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

42

Jane Goodall

Animal Expert

0% (0 of 1 votes)

43

Pete Maravich

Basketball Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

44

Benito Juarez

World Leader

0% (0 of 0 votes)

45

Chief Joseph

Native American Icon

0% (0 of 0 votes)

46

Ralph Ellison

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

47

Zora Neale Hurston

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

48

Victoria Woodhull

Advocate

0% (0 of 0 votes)

49

Mahalia Jackson

Vocalist

0% (0 of 0 votes)

50

Jack Johnson (Vocalist)

Vocalist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

51

Rachel Carson

Advocate

0% (0 of 0 votes)

52

Ella Fitzgerald

Vocalist

0% (0 of 0 votes)

53

Aristotle

Philosopher

0% (0 of 1 votes)

54

Sherry Lansing

Entrepreneur

0% (0 of 0 votes)

55

Antonio Vivaldi

Composer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

56

Henry A. Wallace

U.S. Vice President

0% (0 of 0 votes)

57

Cesar Chavez

Advocate

0% (0 of 10 votes)

58

Scott Joplin

Composer

0% (0 of 1 votes)

59

Herb Alpert

Musician

0% (0 of 1 votes)

60

Wynton Marsalis

Musician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

61

Wangari Maathai

Advocate

0% (0 of 0 votes)