HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology is proud to announce the signing of Fortnite streamer Soleil “Ewok” Wheeler as a HyperX brand ambassador. Under this sponsorship, Ewok will be featuring and using HyperX branded gaming keyboards, mice, mouse pads, SSDs, and memory modules for her streams. Ewok has risen to prominence through playing Fortnite as a highly skilled player; and was awarded by Forbes under 30, Teen Vogue’s 21 under 21 and the Golden Joystick Award for best new Streamer in 2019 (last year).
Quoting on the sponsorship: “I love using HyperX hardware and their commitment to the community, and I am excited to be a member of their ambassador team,” said Ewok, HyperX brand ambassador, streamer and influencer. “As a young female gamer, I feel it’s important to show others that there are no limits to what you can accomplish. Hopefully, my efforts will serve as an inspiration for others.”
Ewok’s skills at playing Fornite garnered attention from notable Twitch Streamers like TimTheTatman and Mizkif who in essence ‘discovered’ and promoted her channel to popularity. Ewok has also collaborated with other gamers on streams such as Ninja, Dr. Lupo, and TeamLiquid’s Chap and competed with singer and actor Jordan Fisher in a Fortnite Celebrity Pro-Am tournament which netted $20,000 for charity. She has been around official Fortnite gaming circuit; and has participated in events such as Fortnite Summer Block Party and the Fortnite World Cup Pro-Am. In 2019, Ewok began streaming exclusively on Mixer and has an audience of over 145,000 and more than a million views to her channel. She is represented by A3 Artists Agency.
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“HyperX is excited to welcome Ewok into our HyperX family of influencers, celebrities and ambassadors,” Susan Yang, Director of APAC Marketing, HyperX. “With her expertise as a gamer, influencer and motivated female member of the gaming community, Ewok brings the skills and strengths found in a HyperX Hero.”
As a HyperX brand ambassador, Ewok will exclusively use HyperX gaming products and will receive the HyperX Heroes treatment, including a hero illustration inspired by her personal gaming persona. Ewok joins a growing line up of internationally recognized talent on the HyperX roster, including U.S. Grammy award winner Post Malone, football player JuJu Smith-Schuster, basketball players Joel Embiid and Gordon Hayward, ice hockey player Filip Forsberg and international soccer players Raphaël Varane, Dele Alli and Marco Reus.
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