Drew Brees Expands his Sandwich Side Hustle

New Orleans Saints’ quarterback and Big Ten Conference record-holder, Drew Brees,  not only excels on the field, but  is also an avid entrepreneur. According to Franchise Times Brees is the owner of 5 Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches’ franchises and plans to own 20 more.

Jimmy Johns was founded in 1983 by a 19 year old with a dream and hustle. Are you interested in a Jimmy John’s franchise?  According to the Jimmy John’s website,  “You’ve got to love life, kids, music, dancing, your grandparents & sandwiches.”  You will also need $80,000  in non-borrowed personal resources and an overall net worth of $300,000 to qualify.  The startup and ongoing costs can be found here.

In addition to his growing franchise success, Brees furthered his entrepreneurial pursuits as he launched Nine Brand, a lifestyle apparel company in 2012. The line features casual Gulf Coast inspired product and  9% of all proceeds will be donated to the Brees Dream foundation to support organizations focused on resilience.


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