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New York Jets offensive tackle D’Brickshaw Ferguson will be on Wall Street today to raise money for the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer centre and he wants bankers in attendance, according to Dealbreaker.Ferguson wants Wall Streeters working nearby to come out to participate in a vertical jump challenge. For any Wall Streeter who is able to jump 24 inches, Ferugson will donate $100 to the cancer centre; for anyone jumping 26 inches, he will donate $200, and so on.
The event takes place at the intersection of Exchange Plaza and Broad Street, and begins at 3:45 pm.
So bankers and the like—start stretching. Dealbook also reported that Ferguson is bringing a couple thousand dollars in cash to donate.
Ferguson’s appearance is also to raise awareness for this year’s The Decathlon, a charity athletic competition event for financial professionals.