Justin Jefferson and ‘The Griddy’ Dance Coming to Fortnite
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson took the NFL by storm last season with not only his football skills but his dance moves.
To celebrate the 2021 NFL Draft the popular video game Fortnite is releasing Jefferson's "Griddy" dance as an in game dance emote, Jefferson will also be the first NFL player to have a "Locker Bundle" which will include a Hit Man Outfit, Back Bling, the Get Griddy & Signature Shuffle emotes, a Weathered Gold Pickaxe and an Arcade Kid wrap.
In response to the Fortnite news, Jefferson said on Twitter, "Yesssirrrr!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Dreams coming true." The new Griddy dance emote and "Locker Bundle" will be available for purchase in-game tomorrow, April 28th.
Jefferson said during the last season that he hoped that "The Griddy" would be added to the Madden football video game, no word if the dance will be added to the next version of Madden, but having it added to Fortnite is a big deal nonetheless.
Jefferson admits that he doesn't play as much Fortnite as he once did in 2017 when the game took over the gaming world, he did get a chance recently to play Fortnite with 40 Vikings fans at a sponsored event with Verizon. The event celebrated the anniversary of Jefferson being selected in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft.
The rookie WR finished his first NFL season with 88 receptions for 1,400 yards, 7 TDs, and he also surpassed Randy Moss and Anquan Boldin and broke the NFL rookie record for receiving yards