“Go after your dreams, no matter how unattainable others think that it might be”
Gym King are proud to support the Francis Ngannou Foundation. Founded by the world-famous heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou, the foundation seeks to build aspiration in his home country of Cameroon.
Francis has been a Gym King ambassador since June 2019. As someone who has come from nothing to be the most-feared UFC Heavyweight in the world, he instils our brand message ‘Destiny is not determined by birthright’. Every month we ship packages of Gym King branded clothing to the Francis Ngannou Foundation charity based in Cameroon. The charity is already building the first fully equipped gym in his home country.
The non-profit organisation is enabling the youth of Cameroon to take action in ways that make a significant, positive difference in their lives.
Now a number one ranking UFC contender and internationally known for holding the record for highest punching power ever measured by the UFC, Francis aims not only at the title – but extending his providence to his hometown.
Francis shared, “The purpose is not collecting things…I want to give an opportunity to children like me who dream of this sport.” When visiting Cameroon after his success, he witnessed the impression his own story made on many children there, saying “They saw I [have] a dream; they say, “I will be a champion in the MMA. I will do boxing like Francis…they are thinking that something is possible. Even when they are so poor, something is possible in life. It’s so hard, but it’s possible.”
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Destiny is not determined by birthright.