This weekend in LA will be the second annual Fortnite Pro-am Tournament where professional gamers team up with actors, athletes, musicians, and various entertainers to compete for charities. Jaguars second year DL Taven Bryan will be competing in the tournament and paired up with 15-year-old Jack "Leminics" Belluardo for the event. Belluardo is a pro player signed to gaming organization Echo Fox.
The team headlining the event is Marshawn Lynch and Tyler "Ninja" Blevins. Ninja reportedly makes over $500,000 a month streaming the game on Twitch according to an interview with CNBC, and won the event last year with EDM artist Marshmello as his teammate.
Other notable participants from the sports world include: Steeler's Juju Smith-Schuster, Charger's Joey Bosa and Justin Jones, La Laker's Josh Hart, Packer's Blake Martinez, Piston's Reggie Jackson, Falcon's Kurt Benkert, Patriot's Kyle Van Noy, Redskin's Chris Thompson, Houston Rocket's Kennith Faried, and Raven's Matt Judon.
The event will be broadcast live on Twitch at 7:30 PM on Sunday June 16th.