Washington Huskies star Michael Penix Jr. is without doubt one of the prime gamers in faculty soccer. And earlier than he led his workforce to a Sugar Bowl win New Yr’s Day, he partnered with Amazon to ship some vacation cheer.
Penix celebrated Amazon’s 1 billionth bundle from its same-day websites in america final month to a few fortunate Huskies followers from an Amazon Prime family.
Penix dropped by their doorstep to ship footballs, board video games, an Echo Pop, audio system, a waffle maker, a cheeseboard and even an Amazon.com present card.
He even signed the footballs for the kids.
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“It means quite a bit,” Penix instructed Fox Information Digital Wednesday. “It was nice. It was positively one thing nice to do. I truly met these followers earlier than as Husky Heroes through the season. They’re positively massive dawg followers.
“It was positively one thing particular to have the ability to do this and see the seems to be on their faces. It was superb.”
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Penix was featured in an Amazon video making the deliveries in a fast however secure method. Amazon has prided itself on quick and dependable supply. The corporate mentioned in a weblog put up in July the “common time from selecting a buyer’s objects to positioning the client’s bundle on the outbound dock is 11 minutes in same-day services, greater than an hour sooner than our conventional success facilities.”
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The Heisman Trophy runner-up additionally stunned Amazon workers at a same-day web site in Seattle.
Penix instructed Fox New Digital he’s utilizing Amazon to buy meals and treats for his canine.
“I’ve canine, and I order canine toys, canine treats, you realize, simply fast stuff like that,” he mentioned. “I do puzzles and stuff like that for the vacations, board video games, plenty of various things like that.”
Penix led Washington to an exhilarating victory within the Sugar Bowl over Texas and can face Michigan within the School Soccer Playoff nationwide championship.
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