Quinn Ewers, a five-star quarterback out of Southlake Carroll Excessive Faculty in Texas, skipped out on his senior yr and enrolled at Ohio State so he might revenue off his title, picture and likeness.
Lower than two weeks after making his determination, Ewers already has his first endorsement deal.
In a 45-second video clip posted on his Twitter, Ewers introduced his partnership with Holy Kombucha, a Texas-based drinks firm. Holy Kombucha can also be partnering with Hope Squad for psychological well being and suicide prevention applications.
“I could also be leaving Texas quickly to take it to the following degree however I made positive to take the very best Texas drink firm with me,” Ewers wrote. “I’m pumped to be representing Holy Drinks @holykombucha for a few years forward in order that they may all the time be certain my fridge is loaded with Holy Tepache and Holy Kombucha.”
“Holy’s drinks are ridiculously good and so is their mission ‘delivering wholesome drinks with Objective’. Holy is the Nationwide Associate of @hopesquad, which is an inspiring group to enhance psychological well being and suicide prevention consciousness in colleges throughout the nation,” he continued.
“So who desires to hitch the Holy group with me and take Holy and Hope Squad to the following degree? You understand I wish to win. #holybeverages #hopesquad #beveragewithpurpose #holytepache #holykombucha #feelgoodwhilewinning #helpotherswhilewinning.”
Ewers’ mother and father, Curtis and Kristen, wished Quinn to remain at school, however the state’s UIL knowledgeable the household that if he made cash off his title, picture and likeness, it will violate the state’s laws on NIL. Ewers wouldn’t have been in a position to signal with any firms till he was finished taking part in sports activities in highschool.
In two seasons as a starter at Southlake Carroll, Ewers threw for six,445 passing yards and 73 touchdowns. Ewers’ determination to skip out on his senior yr of highschool would be the first of what’s to return for future prime athlete.