Article via Nathan Rush, Athlon Sports & Life
New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski, 29, is arguably the greatest tight end in NFL history — and easily the most entertaining player the position has ever seen. In addition to being a two-time Super Bowl champion and five-time All-Pro on the field, “Gronk” is an active member of the community. The 6’6”, 265-pounder has teamed up with Honey Nut Cheerios’ Good Rewards Program in an effort to raise money for his Gronk Nation Youth Foundation.
Gronkowski is competing with actor Michael B. Jordan (Feeding America) and actress/singer Lucy Hale (ASPCA: American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals). Fans can go to BeeGoodRewards.com, join a celebrity team and scan the BUZZCOIN on specially-marked boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios. At the end of the promotion (April 15, 2019), Honey Nut Cheerios will donate $100,000 to the charity with the most BUZZCOIN, $50,000 to the second-place charity and $25,000 to third place. Along the way, fans also have a chance to win cash and prizes — including games, gift cards, tech and more.
We caught up with Gronkowski to talk charity, childhood memories, football and some of the fun moments he’s had off the field over the years.
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