Nike's New Campaign Showcases Some Pretty Inspiring People (& No, They're Not Celebs)

The word \"hero\" gets thrown around a lot. This week alone, we\'ve seen it used to describe the ass-kicking protagonist in a new action flick, a courier that delivered a colleague\'s quinoa bowl in 10 minutes flat, and an Instagram influencer\'s super-hydrating face serum. Don\'t get us wrong — all of the above definitely deserve major praise. But hero status? Let\'s reserve that title for real-life role models. As in, people using their strengths to inspire others and ignite change in the world. Take, for instance, the stars of Nike \'s latest campaign.To celebrate the launch of the new Air Force 1 (a sneaker that\'s just as synonymous with resilience as it is with style), the brand tapped a diverse group of forward-thinkers doing incredible things in their local communities to spread good vibes, empower those around them, and bring people together. Below, get to know three of these unsung heroes — Bronx native Saraciea Fennell, Chicagoan Isaiah Sosho, and Chaniel Smiley, a born-and-bred