Griff was born in Detroit, MI and raised in Toledo, OH. He played college football at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA and was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Indianapolis Colts in 2012. Griff holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering - Product Design.
Griff spent 4 seasons as a wide receiver and special teams contributor for the Indianapolis Colts from 2012-2016. He then played the 2016 season for the San Diego Chargers after spending training camp with the Miami Dolphins.
Griff has been a vegan, plant-based athlete since the spring of 2014.