Awards as A Community Activist

My name is Morris F. Griffin. I am better known as (Big Money Griff), because I am a strong community Activist Leader and Problem Solver. In addition, I am an S.E.I.U. 721 Union Shop Steward, representing over 700 Employees as Chairperson at the Salary Bargaining Table.

1. Morris Griffin 1970 Yakima Valley College in Washington State Basketball Championship Tournament

2. Morris Griffin 1971 Yakima Valley College Basketball Championship Tournament

3. "Carson, California"

Neighbor to Neighborhood Award, Morris Griffin Thank you for your unselfish deeds rendered for the enrichment and empowerment of our community. Carson Black Chamber of Commerce, January 18, 2006.

4. Community Service Award

Big Money Griff,

Thank you for Your Outstanding Service in and out of your community.

Done this 4th day of February 2006

5. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

This Certificate of Appreciation is presented to

Big Money Griff/ Community Activist

In recognition of your outstanding work and dedicated efforts towards making the Sheriff’s Multi-Faith Prayer Breakfast and Community Day 2008 a highly successful event. The men and women of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department join me in thanking you for your participation, which help to effect positive change and improve the lives of countless individuals in the community.

Leroy D. Baca


January 19, 2008

6. Certificate of Appreciation

South Los Angeles Obama Headquarters

In honor of your outstanding Performance and dedication We Gladly present this to

Morris Griffin

for your performance and Excellence in Voter Contact and Volunteer Recruitment




Region and Field Director

Obama/Biden 08yr.

7. Certificate of Completion Relationship Enhancement Course

This Certificate is awarded to

Morris Griffin

has participated in Mastering the Mysteries of Love

Presented by South Los Angeles Healthy Marriage Demonstration Project

Wed. November 17, 2010

8. Venice Beach Basketball Hall of Fame 2012 Award Morris “Big Money” Griffin

9. New Frontier Democratic Club

The oldest Political Club in the State of California. Since John and Bobby Kennedy.  Moving Forward with/ Vision and Leadership 53rd Award Installion Award Brunch 2013 Community Activist Award/ Morris Griffin Sunday February 24, 2013.



Region and Field Director

Obama/Biden 08yr.

10. US House of Representative Special Recognition Award Morris Griffin from Congresswoman Maxine Waters

11. Excellence Muhammad Ali “Changemaker” Award

12. Morris Griffin Man of the Year/You are the Wind beneath Our Wings Award

13. Certificate of Recognition December 3, 2016 Morris Big Money Griffin

14. 1st Place Interal Services Department 7th Annual Basketball Tournament/FOS/ESS/2017-18

15. 1st Place ISD 8th Annual Co-Ed Basketball Tournament Champions 2019 Morris Griffin