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Miami Dolphins’ Jarvis Landry & BankUnited Team Up for Financial Literacy

Call for Entries: 4 Downs For Finance Financial Literacy Contest Now Open

MIAMI LAKES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 8, 2016-- Miami Dolphins Wide Receiver Jarvis Landry and BankUnited (NYSE: BKU), a proud corporate partner of the Miami Dolphins, are giving full-time Florida students ages 13 to 18 a chance to kick-start their own personal savings with a $1,000 grand prize for submitting the winning essay in the 4 Downs for Finance financial literacy contest, open now.

Full-time Florida high school students are encouraged to register online at now through December 19th to access age-appropriate money tips throughout the football season, and submit an essay on a financial literacy topic. Everyone who enters will have a chance to win a football autographed by Landry and have his or her name read live on the radio during a game broadcast. One student will win a $1,000 cash prize and a visit with Landry.

“Together with Jarvis and the Miami Dolphins, it is our goal to inspire young people to take an interest in learning about finances early on,” said BankUnited President, Florida Region Thomas M. Cornish. “At an age when many students are beginning to earn their first paychecks, 4 Downs for Finance teaches them the importance of getting a head start on learning about money.”

For more money tips or to register for 4 Downs for Finance please visit

About BankUnited, N.A.

BankUnited, N.A., a national bank and wholly-owned subsidiary of BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE: BKU), is headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida with 95 branches in 15 Florida counties and six banking centers in the New York metropolitan area at June 30, 2016. One of the largest independent depository institutions headquartered in Florida by assets, BankUnited provides a wide range of commercial and consumer banking services. For additional information, call (877) 779-2265 or visit BankUnited can be found on Facebook at and on Twitter @BankUnited.

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