Jordan’s parents ” Crimz ” Herzog, 16, has decided that his will be out of school to focus on his career as a professional Fortnite player, an increasingly rare decision among players his age.
According to CBS Boston, the father of this player, Dave Hezrog, is doing everything possible to help him achieve his goal, including allowing him to leave his school. This is a minimum educational level guaranteed by law, the young man spends some hours a day from home, but the rest of the day is spent practicing between 8 and 10 hours of rigorous training daily.
Efforts to support the youth’s incipient career also go through the monetary. His father claims to have invested more than $ 30,000 in high-end equipment, sacrificing family savings. Jordan told The Boston Globe that his goal is “to make enough money so I do not have to work most of my life”, while his father explained that he has been educating his for this, and believes that it is the best plan. of the future for him. At the moment, Jordan has already won more than $ 60,000 in different tournaments, you have qualified for the Fortnite World Cup, so he could earn up to $ 3 million.
A controversial and much criticized decision, since the profile of these professional players is getting younger. Last year we saw how a father took his son out of high school so that he could become a professional player of Overwatch, and recently, another professional was sanctioned when it was discovered that he was under the age allowed to participate in official Fortnite tournaments and have your own channel on Twitch.