Dr. Rodney Feaster

2008 Greater Flint Afro-American Hall of Fame Inductee
Category: Multiple Sports

Parents: Herman and Theresa Feaster
Wife: Shelah
Sons: Eric and Jason

Rodney Feaster grew up in Flint and attended Parkland and Stewart Elementary. He also attended Whittier Junior High and graduated from Flint Southwestern. Rodney displayed his athletic powers and skills and an early age. He was a three year letterman in football and track and a two year letterman in basketball.

In 1976 an 1977 as a basketball guard, he earner All City and All Saginaw Valley honors. He earned All City and All Saginaw Valley honors as an offensive end in football in 1975 and 1976. Rodney was selected All-State in football and basketball in A.P. (Associated Press), Detroit Free Press, Detroit News and UPI. Hev was selected honorable mention All-American football as an offensive end.

In track, Rodney participated in the 100 and 200 meter sprints, 400 and 800 meter relys earning City and Saginaw Valley championships in these events and conference records were set in these events.

Rodney earned All American honors in track and earned the Academic and Athletic Award from the Downtown Optimist Club in 1977.

He won a football scholarship to the University of Michigan, where he also participated in track. While at U of M, Rodney started at wide receiver from 1977-1979 and played on three consecutive Big 10 Conference Championships and also played in three Rose Bowl games (1978-1980).

Rodney was a three year letterman at U of M in football and participated on the men’s track team from 1978-1980. As a letterman in the 800 meter relay, he won first place in the Big 10 Outdoor Championships in 1980, setting an outdoor record in the meet.

Dr. Rodney Feaster earned his Dental School Degree in 1985 and earned his B.C.S. in 1987.

Dr. Feaster is a successful dentist and a valuable asset to the Flint community.