Retired Minnesota Vikings and All-Pro Safety, Robert Griffith knows what it’s like to defy the odds by making his dreams come to fruition. Although he is known throughout the professional athletic world for his outstanding 13-year National Football League (NFL) career, he earned every bit of respect in his collegiate football days because he played as an unrecruited walk-on at San Diego State University. In addition to his drive to overcome the odds set against him, he has an unrelenting desire to fulfill his goal to help 1,000 young people go to college. He now runs a foundation that provides scholarship money, partially funded by his co-owned company, XOOX Bags.
When a fashion-forward person in today’s inundated market shops for a luxury urban backpack, quality is of the utmost importance. However, if they know that they can also contribute to a great cause, there are few options that will compare. That’s the concept behind XOOX Bags, co-owned by former Minnesota Vikings All-Pro Safety Robert Griffith. The brand offers premium quality backpacks with speakers and an amazing twist – each sale goes towards helping the Robert Griffith Foundation, a non-profit organization that strives to help young people fulfill their dreams to go to college and teaches them to be responsible, well-rounded adults. To date, the Robert Griffith Foundation has raised over $700,000, awarding 36 individuals with college scholarships. The market response to both the backpacks and the purpose-driven spirit behind XOOX Bags has been amazing.
“I know what it is like to struggle and what it is like to be a success,” commented the inspirational Griffith. “Being able to give back is a blessing and something I always dreamed of. It makes all the years of hard work even more meaningful.”
XOOX Bags are currently available in three different styles, a Red Bag with Bluetooth speakers, a Red Label (2.0) Leather Bag, and a Black Bag. Other colors will be available soon, as well as custom bags upon request. Patented Bluetooth Speakers for the bags are also available.
The long-term goal of XOOX Bags is to put a minimum of 1,000 students through college via scholarships they will fund.
The feedback from customers remains overwhelmingly positive.
Chris S., from Minnesota, said in a five-star review, “The quality of my XOOX Bag and the sound from the speakers is off the hook! It’s also amazing that I get to help a great cause with my purchase. More ex-athletes should follow Griff’s example!”
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