Colin Kaepernick had done something not many have not been able to. Be featured on the cover of Time.

The San Francisco 49ers quarterback set the nation by storm with his quiet, and peaceful protest of the National Anthem weeks ago.

The topic of speaking out against the injustices between police and citizens has become a big conversation on social media. Even hotter now with the unfortunate killings of Terence Crutcher and Keith Scott this week.

TIME Magazine chose to celebrate his influence by featuring him on the cover of their October 3 issue. The cover story shows just how far his influence has reached, with interviews from NFL players such as defensive back Devin McCourty, and Cleveland Browns legend and activist Jim Brown.