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A World Class Car for a World Class Athlete: JN Automotive Partners with Gold Medal Decathlete Bryan Clay

Posted on: June 23, 2010

June 23rd, 2010

Honolulu, HI – JN Automotive Group (JN), an automotive leader in the Honolulu area and a retailer of a wide selection of cars and trucks ranging from Ferrari to Chevrolet, has become the newest corporate partner of Gold Medal Olympian Bryan Clay. Bryan is proud to partner with JN and believes that there is tremendous synergy with the JN brand. Speaking on the fit between the two organizations, Bryan says, “I couldn’t be happier to be working with an organization that shares the same aspiration as I do – being the best at what you do.  I’m very much looking forward to a partnership that is mutually beneficial and exciting.”

JN and Bryan will collaborate to launch a creative marketing campaign that will highlight JN’s best in class performance and enhance both the JN and Bryan Clay brands under the tagline “A World Class Car for a World Class Athlete.” Additionally, Bryan will make annual appearances in Hawaii for JN, will be featured in advertisements, and will support JN’s efforts to establish a Honolulu Wine Walk, a community fundraising event slated for October 2010, to benefit the Bryan Clay Foundation.

“We are excited about the privilege of working with Bryan Clay, a world class athlete and person.  Bryan exemplifies the knowledge, experiences, and inspiration that we hope to share with all of Hawaii through his allegiance with the JN Automotive Group. “

JN joins an impressive list of corporate partners including VISA, Nike, Wheaties, Promark Financial, and Hawaii Pacific Health. JN, as a best in class automotive company, will add value to Bryan’s portfolio of partners with its market credibility, strategic position, and organizational confidence. For more information on JN Automotive Group please visit www.jnautomotive.com.

About Bryan Clay

Bryan has performed at the apex of the decathlon and track and field throughout his career. In 2004, he won the silver medal at the World Indoor Championships, the 2004 Olympic Trials, and the silver medal at the 2004 Olympics. He followed his 2004 performance with a win at the 2005 World Championships and a 2006 #1 ranking as the top decathlete in the world.

In 2008, after winning the Olympic Trials in Oregon with the second highest total score in US history, Bryan won a gold medal in the 2008 Olympics where he led his competitors in points from start to finish (Clay won with the largest point-margin since 1972).

Bryan was born to Gregory and Michele Clay on January 3, 1980, in Austin, Texas.

Bryan is married (wife Sarah) with three kids (Jacob, Katherine and Ellie). He established his own foundation, the Bryan Clay Foundation, in order to inspire kids to make wise decisions, develop good time management skills, stay in school, follow their dreams, and maintain a well-balanced life style. He enjoys coaching, hunting, fishing, and the beach.


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