New England Patriots rookie defensive back Joejuan Williams is committed to saving for his financial future.
Speaking with Nicole Yang of the Boston Globe, Williams said that he saves and invests 90% of his game checks, saying he’d rather “live like a prince for the rest of my life than live like a king for my NFL career.”
Williams’ story is similar to that of other NFL athletes, including former Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and fellow rookie Gardner Minshew.
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It’s been a pretty good rookie year for New England Patriots defensive back Joejuan Williams.
Selected by New England with a second-round pick out of Vanderbilt, Williams has joined one of the best defenses in the NFL, jumping out to an 8-1 record through the first half of the season.
With a four-year, $6.6 million contract, some might think Williams would be eager to celebrate his good fortune, but instead, he’s choosing to save and invest.
Speaking with Nicole Yang of the Boston Globe, Williams said he saves and invests 90% of his game checks — an amount he hopes will ensure his long-term financial security regardless of how his NFL career winds up.
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Source:: Businessinsider – Sports