An Evening with Robert Griffin III…in Pictures

The Gerald Bolfing Family made the night possible by being our $50,000 Diamond Sponsor.  Thank you to you Bolfing Family for this incredible gift!
The Gerald Bolfing Family made the night possible by being our $50,000 Diamond Sponsor. Thank you to the Bolfing Family for this incredible gift!
Robert Griffin III joined all of our amazing volunteers in standing as they were recognized.
Robert Griffin III joined all of our amazing volunteers in standing as they were recognized.
Kirk Jernigan did a fine job auctioning off a pair of Superman Socks personlized and autographed by Robert that night
Kirk Jernigan did a fine job auctioning off a pair of Superman Socks personlized and autographed by Robert that very night.
Robert was bidding on his own socks!! :)
Robert was bidding on his own socks!! 🙂
Jeff Wooley from Allen Samuels Chevrolet paid an incredible $1600 for the Superman Socks!! Thanks Jeff!
Jeff Wooley from Allen Samuels Chevrolet paid an incredible $1600 for the Superman Socks!! Thanks Jeff!
Founder and Executive Director, Inez Russell shared the Friends for Life story with over 3000 people in attendance.
Founder and Executive Director, Inez Russell shared the Friends for Life story with over 3000 people in attendance.
Art Briles, Baylor Head Football coach gave a great introduction of Robert.
Art Briles, Baylor Head Football coach gave a great introduction of Robert.
What a wonderful friendship!
What a wonderful friendship!
Robert asked his beautiful wife, Rebecca to come up and read a letter from Sylvia, the daughter of one of our Adult Day Center clients, Mrs. Edwards. Sadly, Mrs. Edwards has recently passed away. Robert and Rebecca grew close to Mrs. Edwards while volunteering at Friends for Life.
Robert asked his beautiful wife, Rebecca to come up and read a letter from Sylvia, the daughter of one of our Adult Day Center clients, Mrs. Edwards. Sadly, Mrs. Edwards has recently passed away. Robert and Rebecca grew close to Mrs. Edwards while volunteering at Friends for Life.
Robert's speech was inspirational. He shared about the 3 most important things to him...Faith, Family and Football. Robert said. “My faith gives me the strength to go out and support my family, and my family gives me the strength to go out and play the game that I love.”
Robert’s speech was inspirational. He shared about the 3 most important things to him…Faith, Family and Football. Robert said. “My faith gives me the strength to go out and support my family, and my family gives me the strength to go out and play the game that I love.”
Baylor University President, Judge Ken Starr and Robert get ready for the Q&A.
Baylor University President, Judge Ken Starr and Robert get ready for the Q&A.
But not before the entire Ferrell Center did a "Sic Em Bears"!
But not before the entire Ferrell Center did a “Sic Em Bears”!
Comparing Socks!!!
Comparing Socks!!!
Judge Starr and Robert kept us entertained during the Q&A.
Judge Starr and Robert kept us entertained during the Q&A.
Giving all of the Glory to God. Robert truly knows his WHY!
Giving all of the Glory to God. Robert truly knows his WHY!
Jack & Andrea Kessell from Friendswood, TX blessed Friends for Life with a $100,000 matching gift. We are SO grateful!
Jack & Andrea Kessell from Friendswood, TX blessed Friends for Life with a $100,000 matching gift. We are SO grateful!
Robert making the lead gift.
Robert making the lead gift.
We had something special for Robert. First, his good friend Rudy DeHolloz, an Adult Day Center client, came on stage to surprise Robert. Robert and Rudy became friends back when Robert volunteered at Friends for Life.
We had something special for Robert. First, his good friend Rudy DeHolloz, an Adult Day Center client, came on stage to surprise Robert. Robert and Rudy became friends back when Robert volunteered at Friends for Life.
Rudy was excited and was all smiles! He visited with our emcee John Morris and Robert for a few minutes. Rudy even admitted that he was a Redskins fan!!!
Rudy was excited and was all smiles! He visited with our emcee John Morris and Robert for a few minutes. Rudy even admitted that he was a Redskins fan!!!
Robert was presented with a bronze sculpture commemorating his friendship with Rudy. The sculpture was created by Western Artist Bruce Greene of Clifton, TX.  Robert was so touched by this beautiful piece of art.
Robert was presented with a bronze sculpture commemorating his friendship with Rudy. The sculpture was created by Western Artist Bruce Greene of Clifton, TX. Robert was so touched by this beautiful piece of art.
Robert shakes the talented hand of Bruce Greene. Two very talented hands...together.
Robert shakes the talented hand of Bruce Greene. Two very talented hands…together.
Bruce explains to us the emotional impact that this piece had on him personally. Bruce was so touched by getting to know Rudy and also meeting Robert and understanding what incredible men they both are. Thank you Bruce for this phenomenal piece of art!
Bruce explains to us the emotional impact that this piece had on him personally. Bruce was so touched by getting to know Rudy and also meeting Robert and understanding what incredible men they both are. Thank you Bruce for this phenomenal piece of art!
Robert was moved to tears and speechless. The Heisman celebrated Robert as an incredible athlete, but on this night, Friends for Life celebrated him as an incredible man. We are blessed to have Robert on our side here at Friends for Life!
Robert was moved to tears and speechless. The Heisman celebrated Robert as an incredible athlete, but on this night, Friends for Life celebrated him as an incredible man. We are blessed to have Robert on our side here at Friends for Life!
Robert, Rudy and Bruce
Robert, Rudy and Bruce
Such a sweet picture of friendship.
Such a sweet picture of friendship.
Perfection!
Perfection!
Robert, Rebecca and Rudy.
Robert, Rebecca and Rudy.
Rudy get to meet the First Lady of Baylor University, Mrs. Alice Starr.
Rudy getting to meet the First Lady of Baylor University, Mrs. Alice Starr.
Robert reaching out and holding the hand of Kylie Thompson, an Adult Day Center client. What a precious picture!
Robert reaching out and holding the hand of Kylie Thompson, an Adult Day Center client. What a precious picture!
Robert and his agent Mark Heligman.
Robert and his agent Mark Heligman.
Rudy getting to meet Judge Starr!
Rudy getting to meet Judge Starr!
An emotional hug for Robert and Sylvia, Mrs. Edwards daughter.
An emotional hug for Robert and Sylvia, Mrs. Edwards daughter.
Robert, Sylvia and Rebecca
Robert, Sylvia and Rebecca
Judge Starr and Mrs. Starr with Rudy's mother and brother-in-law.  It was an amazing night for the DeHolloz family.
Judge Starr and Mrs. Starr with Rudy’s mother and brother-in-law. It was an amazing night for the DeHolloz family.
Friends for Life!!!
Friends for Life!!!
Robert Griffin III and Rudy DeHolloz Friends for Life by Bruce Greene
Robert Griffin III
and
Rudy DeHolloz
Friends for Life
by Bruce Greene

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