The two men are in a backroom of the sportswear store, the Phat Farm jeans and FUBU jerseys piled high on the folding tables. Gus is trying to explain why Jimmy is the way he is. Jimmy's early years were hell. "People made fun of him, and he was ganged up on in school," Gus puts in. "I got a picture of him... More >>>
By Jennifer Silverberg
Gus Torregrossa has been Jimmy's boss for nearly 30 years, except for the times he's fired him. "Anything he wants, he gets from Gus," Torregrossa says of Jimmy. "He's like my son -- I raised him."