Welcome to the new sports entertainment world being created by Royce and his team at Global Genius!
"Professional sports comprise the largest entertainment venue in the world. My goal in creating Global Genius is to help fellow athletes, who have become celebrities and the idols of millions of fans because of their hard work and athletic prowess, expand and build upon their celebrity pro athlete status. Global Genius is dedicated to expanding the synergy between sports and entertainment by creating new opportunities for pro athletes and their fans to create their own unique social network."
- Royce Clayton, 2007 World Series Champion shortstop and 17-year MLB pro
Global Genius was founded by Royce Clayton to fulfill his dream of helping professional athletes realize their full potential and to meet the desire of their fans for greater interaction. He believes that a professional athlete’s successful career can create the platform for ongoing success that includes personal expansion by the athlete-celebrity into entertainment and movies, personally branded apparel and accessories, signature wine offerings that reflect the athlete’s own unique style, community involvement, and real estate and business initiatives that both reflect and benefit from the athlete’s own desires and personal image.
Some of the most famous and respected names in pro sports
have this to say about Royce:
"I really appreciate the way that Royce took a deep interest in me and the younger players as we came up through the system. He is a class act, on and off the field. He’s been an inspiration and role model for me, and I think that his efforts in Hollywood and the business world will inspire lots of athletes and sports fans around the world."
TORII HUNTER, Los Angeles Angels Slugger
"When I met him, he was a young man with promise. He has matured into a very conscientious, very learned man. Royce is going to be a success no matter what he does. That’s because he’s going to put his time and effort and energy to research and give himself the best possible chance to succeed. He’s easy to like. He’s very consistent in his demeanor and personality, which makes it easy to be around him and to do business with him. He’s the same person all the time. There aren’t many people like that."
DUSTY BAKER, Major League Baseball Manager
"Royce is a good guy. He’s a friend and a really good friend. I’ve known him ever since he was a young kid. I’ve had the opportunity to watch him grow into a man and be a professional baseball player for some 15-plus years. He’s a very honest person and very positive. He has a lot of goodwill. He wants to give back and he doesn’t do it because of the publicity. He does it because he wants to do it. And Royce's support is not limited to the professional sports world alone – it extends into the business and philanthropic world as well."
CHARLES 'CHILI' DAVIS, Former Major League Baseball Player
"Royce Clayton is truly a winner both on and off the field. His vast record of giving back to the community reflects the commitment he has to creating opportunities for young people. Royce was the first professional athlete to endow a Jackie Robinson Foundation college scholarship, setting a high standard for athlete philanthropy."
LLA BRITTON BAEZA, Jackie Robinson Foundation president and CEO
"Royce has been a great friend and teammate over the years, and winning the 2007 World Series with him and the Red Sox was a sensational feeling. He played great baseball, and now he’s making great waves in the business and entertainment worlds. He has always been a winner, and he always will be."
DAVID 'BIG PAPI' ORTIZ, Boston Red Sox Super-Star