Dillan Krodle By cjhsgrade8 Dec 8, 1985 Proud Parents Dwight David Howard was born in Atlanta on December 8, 1985 Jan 1, 2004 Helping Hand Dwight Howard Created The Dwight D. Howard Foundation, to help children develop spiritual and academically. Jun 24, 2004 NBA Kid Dwight was only 19 years old when he was drafted into the NBA. Nov 1, 2004 Youngest Ever •Dwight became the youngest player in NBA history to pull down 20 rebounds in a game (against the Toronto Raptors). Apr 1, 2006 Beast Mode!!!!!! • Dwight was the Eastern Conference Player of the Month for April. May 1, 2006 Good Samaritan • In May of 2006, Dwight received a proclamation from Georgia governor Sonny Perdue for his outstanding community work in his home state. Feb 1, 2007 All-Star Gamer!!!! On February 1, 2007, he received his first NBA All-Star selection as a reserve on the Eastern Conference squad for the 2007 NBA All-Star Game. Jan 1, 2008 Dunkin' Dwight Dwight Howard won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest in 2008!!!! only 4 years after he got drafted to the NBA!!!! Nov 1, 2009 Charity Fanatic!!!! In November 2009, he was named one of the 10 finalists for the Jefferson Awards for Public Service, which awards athletes for their charitable work. Apr 18, 2011 Big D!!!!! On April 18, 2011, Howard won the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year Award, becoming the first player in league history to have won the award in three consecutive seasons.