Rob Gronkowski is a professional football player, author, and humanitarian. He has played tight end for the NFL New England Patriots since 2010. He has made records and earned accolades, including being part of the Pro Bowl four times, First-team All-Pro four times, and being a XLIX Super Bowl champion.
Robert Paxton Gronkowski was born in Amherst, New York and raised in Williamsville, New York. He has four brothers who are also athletes. He played football and basketball. He earned accolades for his play on the football field during his first three years of high school. In 2006, his family moved to Pennsylvania. He attended Woodland Hills High School in Churchill. His continued positive play, records, and accolades led to him being recruited by multiple colleges.
Rob decided to attend the University of Arizona and play for the Arizona Wildcats. He played for them from 2007 until 2009 and earned more accolades. He had injuries that affected his standing.
Nevertheless, he was drafted by the New England Patriots in the 2010 NFL Draft. Despite injuries and setbacks, he has continued to make records and earn accolades. He has made NFL records and Patriots franchise records. He has earned accolades, including the Super Bowl XLIX championship. He lives off of his earnings from deals on his personal appearances and endorsements, saving his salary.
Rob founded the Gronk Nation Youth Foundation with his brothers to support youth in becoming healthy, fit, educated, community involved, and becoming the best they can be. He imparts these lessons and personal experience in the book It’s Good to be Gronk! Be inspired! Have a bright day!