After partnering up with Gatorade last week, the presumed No. 1 overall pick by the Jaguars in Thursday’s 2021 NFL Draft, quarterback Trevor Lawrence, inked a more out-of-the-box endorsement deal on Monday.
Lawrence announced a multi-year deal with Blockfolio, a popular cryptocurrency portfolio tracker. The investment app said they gave Lawrence a “significant” signing bonus on Friday that has already gained in value over the weekend.
The deal is the first of its kind.
“Excited to announce that I am part of the @blockfolio family,” Lawrence wrote on Instagram. “Can’t wait to see where this partnership takes us #Crypto.
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Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies rallied on Monday after a rough week prior. Bitcoin was up 8 percent Monday after falling below $50,000 ($A64,000) value per coin for the first time since March last week.
With investments in Bitcoin, the most well-known investment, as well as Ethereum and Solana, Lawrence can make future deposits into the account with any combination of regular dollars and cryptocurrency that he wants.
This article first appeared on theNew York Post and was reproduced with permission.