The NFL draft prospect has already received the first part of his bonus payment in crypto.
Trevor Lawrence, the presumptive number one pick in the upcoming National Football League, or NFL, draft has signed an endorsement deal with crypto portfolio tracking platform Blockfolio.
According to a report on Monday by the New York Times, the quarterback prodigy has already received the signing bonus from the Blockfolio endorsement deal in crypto.
Commenting on the deal, Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO of Blockfolio’s parent company FTX, said that Lawrence “was excited about crypto.”
According to Bankman-Fried, Lawrence’s positive disposition towards cryptocurrencies is what drew the company to the NFL prodigy adding that FTX was looking to promote its business to mainstream audiences.
Indeed, FTX recently secured a 19-year naming rights deal for the home arena of the National Basketball Association, NBA, franchise team Miami Heat.