Jul 13, 2021 - News
Woodbury grad gets the Kris Lindahl treatment
A graduating high school senior stands with his arms outstretched by a billboard celebrating his graduation set up by Kris Lindahl's real estate group.
Photo courtesy of Kris Lindahl Real Estate

Woodbury graduating senior Jack Martin jokingly invited local real estate agent and freeway fixture Kris Lindahl to his graduation party — and ended up on a billboard himself.

Context: Lindahl's iconic red "Guaranteed Offer" ads, which picture the agent with his arms outstretched, have been a Twin Cities staple for years.

  • Plus: Inviting local figures to graduation parties is a running joke at Jack's high school, St. Thomas Academy.
  • Typically, the desired guests don't respond. But when Lindahl called Jack to RSVP no, he said he had a surprise instead.

What they did: Lindahl's team told Axios they pulled Jack's graduation photo off the invite and put it on a local billboard along I-94, near Geneva Avenue.

  • It was up on Saturday, the day of Jack's graduation party.

What's next: The promotion was a hit but don't expect Jack to join Lindahl in the real estate business.

  • He's attending Marquette University, where he'll study medical engineering and join the Army ROTC program.
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