A Boylan Catholic High School graduate is making heads turn with his new position. MyStateline.com reports that, "Monday, Louis Vuitton named Virgil Abloh, the Artisitic Director for the company's menswear line. Those who knew him say there were signs of  future success".

"When I first heard about this, I thought, what a great thing to happen to him," said Former Soccer Coach Gerry Davies.  "It's not really surprising, that he's made it this big," said close friend Marko Culich.  Rockford native Virgil Abloh has been the talk of the town since being named Artistic Director for Louis Vuitton's menswear.  He is the first African-American ever to be named for that position.

Friends, classmates, teachers,and loved ones all say they saw greatness from Abloh. Now, everyone else in the world see's it too.

It is worth noting that Abloh's mother is a seamstress, Culich says it's not out of the possibility that his mother may have had an influence on him.