Donor: Jan Stenerud
Personalized Green Bay Packers Watch
Jan Stenerud is a Pro Football Hall of Fame kicker who played for the Kansas City Chiefs, the Green Bay Packers, and the Minnesota Vikings. During his pro career he helped the Kansas City Chiefs win a Super Bowl championship. He then went on to play with the Green Bay Packers and became a boyhood idol of Brian LaViolette. After a nineteen-year career, he was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Jan's stainless steel back quartz watch was presented to him by the Green Bay Packers many years ago and comes with its original presentation box. Jan's watch lot will also come with an autographed mini Green Bay Packers helmet and Brian LaViolette's 1982 Topps Packers Jan Stenerud football card.
During a recent TV interview, Jan commented, "What Doug and his family have done is phenomenal, I know he's getting a lot of help, but to keep Brian's memory alive and [also] be able to help people from law enforcement families, military, and first responders is a phenomenal cause. I'm so proud of them and it's humbling to be part of such a wonderful cause."
The Brian LaViolette Foundation was formed by the LaViolette family to honor the memory of their son, Brian, who passed away in a swimming accident in Green Bay, Wisconsin when he was just fifteen years old in 1992. Brian was not only an excellent student, athlete, and musician, but he loved watches, starting his own collection when he was four years of age.
Since 1992, the Brian LaViolette Scholarship Foundation has presented 1,058 scholarships to deserving college-bound students in Northeastern Wisconsin, the United States, and other parts of the world. The Foundation continues Brian's legacy by helping high school seniors financially to achieve their educational dreams and, at the same time, providing them with encouragement and inspiration.