ABOUT BB5

THE BLAKE BORTLES FOUNDATION

Leading Positive Impacts Throughout the Entire Community

Blake Bortles, Quarterback of the Jacksonville Jaguars, established the Blake Bortles Foundation in 2016 to give back to the Jacksonville and Oviedo communities.  Blake is as committed off the field as he is on the field with three major principles for his philanthropic efforts.

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Blake Bortles Foundation has partnered with The Arc of Jacksonville to support their Summer LIFE Experience Program.

SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED
CJ and Blake

PROVIDING OPPORTUNITY

Blake's personal experience with his long-time friend "CJ" is his motivation for providing real opportunities to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). BB5 is proud to help these amazing individuals pursue full and independent lives.

Blake's unique experience with his high school buddy, CJ Williams, propelled his motivation to one day provide real opportunities to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). BB5 is proud to help these amazing individuals, like CJ, pursue full and independent lives.

RECOGNIZING FIRST RESPONDERS

Local public safety organizations play a vital, and often unrecognized, role by putting others first each and every day.  BB5 is committed to recognizing those organizations and individuals who strengthen our communities and protect our citizens.

"I've always viewed these guys as real heroes.  Honestly, they are the ones people should be asking to take pictures with - all I do is throw a football"

-Blake Bortles

First Responders

LEADERSHIP THROUGH YOUTH FOOTBALL

Blake alongside past and fellow teammates, share their love for the game of football by passing on their experiences, knowledge, and skills through well-designed football camps.  The camps are held in both Jacksonville and Blake's hometown of Oviedo, FL and are always FREE for the participants. Local area high school, college coaches, and partnering organizations lead campers through traditional football drills and activities with assistance from BB5 and friends.

Buddies

PROVIDING OPPORTUNITY

Blake's personal experience with his long-time friend "CJ" is his motivation for providing real opportunities to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). BB5 is proud to help these amazing individuals pursue full and independent lives.

Blake's unique experience with his high school buddy, CJ Williams, propelled his motivation to one day provide real opportunities to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). BB5 is proud to help these amazing individuals, like CJ, pursue full and independent lives.
First Responders

RECOGNIZING FIRST RESPONDERS

Blake Bortles and the Blake Bortles Foundation are committed to recognizing those organizations and individuals who strengthen our communities and protect our citizens.  Local public safety organizations play a vital and often unrecognized role by putting others first each and every day.

"I've always viewed these guys as real heroes. Honestly, they are the ones people should be asking to take pictures with - all I do is throw a football"

-Blake Bortles

LEADERSHIP THROUGH YOUTH FOOTBALL

Blake alongside past and fellow teammates, share their love for the game of football by passing on their experiences, knowledge, and skills through well-designed football camps. The camps are held in both Jacksonville and Blake's hometown of Oviedo, FL and are always FREE for the participants. Local area high school, college coaches, and partnering organizations lead campers through traditional football drills and activities with assistance from BB5 and friends..

CREATE OPPORTUNITY - GIVE RECOGNITION - INSTILL LEADERSHIP

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