About Nick Bell

​Nick Bell was born June 25, 1990. On November 2, 2010, at the age of 20, he passed unexpectedly from a rare form of cancer. Nick was the youngest of three children. He was the uncle to Zion McAlpine and was adored by his two older sisters, Monica Bell McAlpine and Ashley Bell Windham.

Nick graduated from Jess Lanier High School, in Bessemer, Alabama where his outstanding academic and football career resulted in Nick being highly recruited by many colleges and universities. Nick signed with Mississippi State University and focused his studies towards a degree in Kinesiology. During his time at Mississippi State, Nick became a starting defensive lineman and joined the brotherhood of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Nick promised his mother, Linda Bell, that he would always mentor young people as part of his life-long commitment to serve his community and give back. Help Nick keep the promise he made to his mother by giving Nick’s Foundation your generous, financial support.