Whether you’re shopping for a friend, partner, husband, brother or other loved one, we have picked the best gifts every man will want for their 22nd birthday below.
Cool Gifts for 22-Year-Old Males
NASCAR Vintage Daytona 500 Racing T-Shirt
The NASCAR Vintage Daytona 500 Racing T-Shirt pays homage to one of the most famous logos in the world. It also comes in sizing small to xx-large.
Marshall Portable Bluetooth Speaker
The Marshall Portable Bluetooth Speaker is designed to look like a guitar amp and would make an excellent gift for the music lover in your life. It offers 20+ hours of portable playtime on a single charge and its pint-sized frame and guitar inspired carry strap make it perfect to take on the go. It also utilizes True Stereophonic, a unique form of multi-directional sound from Marshall. It is also water resistant and features multi-host functionality so you can easily connect and switch between two Bluetooth devices.
Sock Fancy Socks Subscription
The Sock Fancy Socks Subscription is for the 22 year old in your life that loves a good pair of socks. You can choose between no-show or crew socks to be sent monthly in a variety of fun colors and patterns and themes. They are also constructed from high-quality combed cotton for extra comfort and durability.
Bose Audio Sunglasses with Open Ear Headphones
The Bose Audio Sunglasses with Open Ear Headphones combines a cool pair of shades with Bluetooth compatible headphones. They are one of the first audio sunglasses that offer miniaturized Bose speakers — hidden in the temples — that produce rich, immersive sound. It’s a revolutionary personal audio experience embedded in a classic design.
Apple Airpods Pro Case
The VRS Design Apple Airpods Pro Case is useful and stylish for the air pod pro owner. It’s combination of rugged PC and flexible TPU offers a versatile protection from hard drops, scratches and contamination. It comes in four different color options as well.
Nike Killshot 2 Leather Sneaker
The Nike Killshot 2 Leather Sneaker offers a trendy throwback design with a low-cut style. With retro good looks, this shoe has a lightweight feel and a comfortable fit. Two color options are available in sizes 6-15.
Grassroots Par Three Putting Green
The Grassroots Par Three Putting Green is great for the avid golfer in your life. It features a high quality putting surface that stays smooth as well as built in sand trap cutouts to catch missed shots. The putting green measures 3 by 9 feet and has non-skid backing.
The Manual to Manhood
The The Manual to Manhood: How to Cook the Perfect Steak, Change a Tire, Impress a Girl & 97 Other Skills You Need to Survive is a great gift idea for the young man who is set to start life as an adult on his own. The book offers a collection of one hundred step-by-step instructions on almost everything a guy needs to know ranging from how to wear cologne correctly and tie a tie to manage money and plan a date.
Portable Food/Cocktail Smoke Infuser
The Portable Food Cocktail Smoke Infuser is a great gift for the cook or griller in your life. The infusion smoking system uses real wood chips, tea, herbs, spices, hay, and dried flowers so that you can enjoy natural and authentic smoked food or drinks. It is great for sous vide meat, cocktails, vegetables, cheese, salmon and more without changing their texture or temperatures thanks to its cold smoke.
Canvas Duffle Bag for Travel
The Canvas Duffle Bag for Travel is a great gift for the 22 year old that loves to travel. The bag adheres to the company’s design philosophy of ease, conciseness, relaxation, and green and uses high density canvas to devise bags in lightweight, durable and fashionable styles. It comes in at 23.6 long x 11 wide x 12.2 inches high and can be extended to 26 inches long x 11 inches wide x 12.2 inches high.
The Good Hurt Fuego: A Hot Sauce Gift Set
The The Good Hurt Fuego: A Hot Sauce Gift Set is a hot sauce pack that would make a great gift for the spice hound in your life. These 3 oz bottles come in a wide variety of flavors, and contain some of the spiciest hot sauce around. This hot sauce set includes Cayenne Pepper Hot Sauce, Chipotle Pepper Hot Sauce, Garlic Herb Hot Sauce, Garlic Pepper Hot Sauce, Ghost Pepper Hot Sauce, Smoky Bourbon Hot Sauce, and Whiskey Habanero Hot Sauce.
Herschel Supply Co. Retreat Light
The Herschel Supply Co. Retreat Light is a great option for the 22 year old that needs a multifunctional sack for use at school and outdoors. This versatile bag offers a clean aesthetic and durable functionality. It has a mountaineering style with a large main compartment for daily essentials with a reinforced bottom for added durability. There is also an external sleeve pocket for additional storage.
Bean Box – Gourmet Coffee Sampler
The Bean Box – Gourmet Coffee Sampler is a great gift for the coffee lover in your life. It includes a handpicked selection of 4 gourmet coffees from Seattle’s top small-batch roasters. It allows the giftee to experience a wide variety of single-origin coffees and artfully crafted blends.
Ultra Compact Microfiber Towel
The Ultra Compact Microfiber Towel is great for an athlete or person who loves the beach. It is lightweight, compact, and quick drying. In fact, it absorbs four times its weight in water, packs down super small and comes in a soft, zippered EVA case. It is also offered in a variety of colors and sizes ranging from x-small (16 x 32 inches) to xxx-large (40 x 80 inches).
YETI Roadie 24 Cooler
The YETI Roadie 24 Cooler is a great luxury gift item that is also super useful! The new-and-improved Roadie 24 Hard Cooler stands apart in its ground-breaking thermal performance that keeps ice and drinks cold for hours and its construction makes it nearly unbreakable. Size wise, it now can accommodate a standard bottle of wine (or 2 liter bottle) upright and is a better fit behind the driver’s or passenger’s seat of a car.
College Gifts for 22-Year-Old Males
Ring Alarm 5-piece Kit
The Ring Alarm 5-piece Kit is a great option for condos and apartments. It includes one base station, one keypad, one contact sensor, one motion detector, and one range extender. This DIY alarm system is completed by plugging in your base station, connecting to wifi via the Ring app, and placing your sensors in their ideal locations.
Brewing Coffee Bottle
The Hario Brewing Coffee Bottle allows your giftee to instantly brew their own coffee just by adding coffee grounds and water. Simply add coffee grounds in the strainer and place the lid on top after filling the bottle with water. Gently shake the bottle to start the extraction and then refrigerate for approximately 8 hours.
Hella Cocktail Co. Orange Bitters
The Hella Cocktail Co. Orange Bitters is a great gift option for the 22-year-old who likes to try new cocktail combos. It offers a superior formula relying on the purity and simplicity of real ingredients – the orange skin balanced with citrusy spices to deliver the perfect orange bitters. It is also fantastic in club soda.
101 Secrets For Your Twenties
The 101 Secrets For Your Twenties offers guidance for one of the most important and hard decade of their lives. It is a great book for everyone and anyone who is struggling through becoming an adult.
Portable Mini Fridge
This 4 litter Portable Mini Fridge is the perfect size for a dorm room or apartment at 4 litters. It can hold six 12 oz cans or a variety of medications and skincare with ease. Inner dimensions are 5.5” x 5.3” x 8.07”.
Level 22 Unlocked Birthday T-Shirt
The Level 22 Unlocked Birthday T-Shirt is a great gift for the gamer in your life. It comes in a variety of sizes from small to xx-large as well as a variety of colors.
The Under Armour Men’s Woven Vital Workout Pants are a fashionable and trendy gift option for the 22-year-old male in your life. They offer a smooth, ripstop woven fabric that is lightweight and extremely durable. The wind-resistant materials and construction shield the wearer from the elements while the mesh lining delivers breathability and comfort.
Mini Fridge with Small Freezer
This Mini Fridge with Small Freezer is an upgrade from the smaller beverage fridge but is still small enough for dorm life or an apartment. At 20.1 x 17.4 x 24.5 inches and 2.4 cubic feet capacity it is perfectly sized to keep your favorite beverage cool while taking up minimal space. It also comes with a freezer about the right size for a small frozen pizza.
Men’s Waterproof Vintage Genuine Leather Messenger Bag
The Men’s Waterproof Vintage Genuine Leather Messenger Bag is both durable and waterproof and would make an excellent gift for the college student in your life. It is made of superior crazy horse cowhide leather and water-resistant canvas. The features of the bag include 9 pockets and a removable/adjustable shoulder strap. The external dimensions of this bag are 15.1 inches long x 4.3 inches wide x 12.2 inches high.
Sushi Socks Box
The Sushi Socks Box offers a unique and exceptional gift of socks that are sushi-themed. Each sock is folded in a specific way so that it resembles the Japanese delicacy and is appropriate for men’s shoe sizes 5.5 to 9.
Hookey Ring Toss Game
The Hookey Ring Toss Game is a great option for outdoor picnics or friend/family gatherings. The set includes 6 black rings, 6 red rings, 14 hooks, and 1 hanging board. Each set is made of real wood, metal, and rubber and is compact and portable. It also comes in three different sizes: 8 inches, 11.8 inches, and 20 inches in diameter.
Funny 22nd Birthday Coffee Mug
This Funny 22nd Birthday Coffee Mug is a great gift for someone who has a strong sense of humor. The 11 oz mug is imprinted with strong inks and is dishwasher and microwave safe.
Set of 2 Freezable Beer Glasses
This Set of 2 Freezable Beer Glasses would make an excellent gift for any craft beer lover. The beer glasses are lined with an innovative cooling gel to keep your beverage of choice at a perfect temperature, ideal for sipping beer, wine, and soda. The comfortable silicone grip makes these beer glasses perfect for outdoor use as well.
Wrangler Long Sleeve Quilted Lined Flannel Jacket With Hood
For a useful, yet quality, gift, try this Wrangler Long Sleeve Quilted Lined Flannel Jacket. This flannel jacket features a polyester lined body and brushed flannel exterior making it the perfect jacket for cold winter nights. The jacket offers versatility, comfort, and warmth, making it a fall and winter essential. as well.
Pizza Socks Box
The Pizza Socks Box is a great gift for your 22 year old college student who may live/survive off free pizza as an entire food group. Owing to a traditional packaging in the shape of a pizza box, Pizza Socks Box is ideal as an exceptional gift for both friends and family. The socks are produced in a small family production plant in Central Europe, where the quality of the product is treated as a point of honor as well so they will last a long time.
Compact Tech Accessories Organizer
The Compact Tech Accessories Organizer is a great way to organize your tech accessories in one place and is great for on the go. The compact kit comes with organization pockets, mesh walls and cable organizers that can sort your things, while the wide zip opening makes it easy to find and store everything quickly.
20ft Agility Ladder & Speed Cones Training Set
The 20ft Agility Ladder & Speed Cones Training Set is a great gift for an athlete or someone who wants to work on their coordination and agility. The set includes an Agility Ladder with 12 adjustable rungs, 8 Drill Cones to provide direction and measure agility and balance, 4 Rust-resistant Pegs to secure the ladder, a Carrying Bag for ample storage and quick transport, and a Double-Sided Wall Poster with ladder and cone drill exercises.
Smartpad Digital Notebook
The Smartpad Digital Notebook is a great gift for a 22 year old college student who needs to take notes for classes. You just start with a pen in your hand and a clean sheet of paper to capture your thoughts and ideas. You can then turn them into digital, shareable files while you write. When you’re ready to turn the page, just touch a button and Bamboo Folio saves your ideas. Digitized notes can be exported into JPG, PNG, PDF, SVG, or WILL files.
Gifts for 22-Year-Old Male Brother
Slim Sleeve Leather Wallet
The Slim Sleeve Leather Wallet is compact but classic. It offers a bifold closure with a super slim profile for minimalists who carry few cards or cash. It is suited for 4-8 cards and folded bills and offers 2 quick-access slots. It measures 3 inches tall by 3.7 inches wide.
I Paused My Game to Be Here T-shirt
The I Paused My Game to Be Here T-shirt is slightly tapered to be a little less boxy than the old style of mass-market t-shirt. It comes in sizes from a child small to 3x large and would make a great gift for your gamer brother, boyfriend, husband or friend.
Peak Velocity Men’s Zephyr Windbreaker
The Peak Velocity Men’s Zephyr Windbreaker is stylish yet useful. It is wind and water resistant and is loaded with features to keep you comfortable when the weather turns bad. It come in sizes small to xx-large and is available in four different color combinations.
FILA Accessories Pickleball Net Set
The FILA Accessories Pickleball Net Set comes with a 10-foot net, 4 regulation size outdoor pickleballs, 4-pack wood paddles, and a carry bag. Playing pickleball has never been easier with this pickle ball game with net and would be great for the active 22 year old.
Whiskey Stones Gift Set for Men
The Whiskey Stones Gift Set for Men is a great way to launch your favorite 22 year old into style and class. It includes everything a whiskey lover could want, including: 2 rocks glasses (10oz), a classy whiskey decanter, 2 stainless steel whiskey balls, a velvet storage pouch, metal tongs, 2 slate coasters, and whiskey cocktail cards.
Goodthreads Men’s Soft Multi-Color Striped Crewneck Sweater
The Goodthreads Men’s Soft Cotton Multi-Color Striped Crewneck Sweater is crafted with care and offers an easy through chest fit with a tapered through waist. It comes in a variety of styles and sizes ranging from x-small to 3x-large.
Men’s Drawstring Walk Short
The Men’s Inseam Drawstring Walk Short is a weekend-perfect washed twill short with elastic waist and functional drawstring. It comes in sizes x-small to xx large and a variety of color options from mint green to navy stripped.
Adults Weighted Blanket
The Adults Weighted Blanket is a 20 lb blanket that is designed to give you better sleep, help relieve anxiety and provide all-season comfort. The blanket comes in a variety of sizes and additional weights as it is recommended that you choose a weighted blanket that weighs 6%-10% of your body weight for optimal benefit.
HUGO BOSS Men’s Gellot Leather Belt
The HUGO BOSS Men’s Grainy Leather Belt offers a stylish and luxurious gift for your 22 year old that may be entering the professional workforce for the first time. The leather belt is made from grainy embossed cow leather with a 100 percent zinc buckle in the front.
Shiatsu Shoulder Massager
The Shiatsu Shoulder Massager offers a great gift option for the active athlete in your life. It relives tired and sore neck and back muscles with many different massage options as well as heat settings. The kneading massager delivers a powerful massage right to the source of your pain to instantly relieve pain after 15 minutes.
Wood Phone Docking Station
The Wood Phone Docking Station is for the techy in your life that has a million gadgets to charge or someone who is trying to get more organized. This all-in-one charging station will hold and charge all your accessories and gadgets. It is made of solid ash wood that makes it durable and gives it a rich look. Size when assembled is 6 x 10 x 7.3 inches.
I’m Thinking Men’s Graphic T-Shirt
The I’m Thinking Men’s Graphic T-Shirt is a great funny t-shirt that’s sure to put a smile on your 22 year old’s face. It comes in sizing from small to 3x-large. There are also additional funny t-shirts available under this listing as well, all sure to please.
Tech Gifts for 22 year old
Bose Small Portable Bluetooth Speaker
The small but mighty Bose Small Portable Bluetooth Speaker offers crisp, balanced sound and unmatched bass for a Bluetooth speaker of its size. It even comes with a built-in mic for speakerphone to take clear conference or personal calls with a wireless range of approximately 30 feet. The waterproof speaker offers up to 6 hours of play time from a rechargeable battery and offers wireless Bluetooth pairing.
Polaroid Wireless Portable Mobile Photo Printer
The Polaroid Wireless Portable Mobile Photo Printer offers powerful on-the-go printing with its ability to connect to any phone or electronic device to print 3.5” x 4.25” photographs in seconds. It’s ZINK Zero Ink Technology requires no inks, toners, cartridges, or crazy flapping like the past Polaroids. It even has a 20 mp camera built into it that allows you to capture photos and video.
Dodow Sleep Aid Device
For the 22-year-old who may have trouble sleeping or relaxing, gift them this Dodow – Sleep Aid Device. The device helps you synchronize and slow your breathing with inhale and exhale reminders leaving you in the ideal state to find sleep. It’s also designed to slow your metabolism for sleep as well as clear your thoughts.
Echo Dot (4th Gen) + Echo Auto
The Echo Dot (4th Gen) + Echo Auto bundles two of Amazon’s highly rated Alexa products. The Echo Dot has a sleek, compact design that delivers crisp vocals and balanced bass for full sound while the Echo Auto connects to the Alexa app on your phone and plays through your car’s speakers via auxiliary input or your smartphone’s Bluetooth connection.
Temperature Control Smart Mug
The Temperature Control Smart Mug is great for the tech-loving coffee drinker. The smart mug keeps your hot drink at the exact temperature you prefer, can be personalized with a choice of LED color, and has a capacity of 295 ml or 414 ml. It can offer one hour of battery life from a single charge but comes with a charging coaster for all day use.
Waterproof Flare Wireless Speaker
The Waterproof Flare Wireless Speaker by Anker is not just any other Bluetooth speaker. It utilizes BassUP Technology that features a customized digital signal processor that first analyzes, then enhances, music’s bass frequencies in real time. The owner can also watch a halo of LEDs phase, pulse, and shine with the rhythm of their music with 5 customizable modes to tailor the atmosphere to suit your mood.
Beoplay H4 Wireless Headphones
The Beoplay H4 Wireless Headphones allow the user to enjoy pure sound, pure materials and pure expression thanks to high quality headphones that feature precise sound quality. They are made with real leather, aluminum, and steel materials that are also carefully selected for comfort and fit. The Bluetooth headphones offer up to 19 hours of playtime per charge as well.
49 Inch 1080p Smart Roku TV
The 49 Inch 1080p Smart Roku TV is a smart git option for the 22 year old that loves to stream movies and TV shows. The TV works with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant to help you find movie titles, launch or change channels, even switch inputs, using just your voice. It’s smart functionality offers access to over 5,000 streaming channels featuring more than 500,000 movies and TV episodes via Roku TV. It is also 1080P full HD resolution and a direct-lit LED.
What to Look for in Gifts for 22 Year Old Males
When searching for the perfect gift for your 22 year old, it’s important to keep in mind this volatile and transitional time in their life. Whether they’re graduating college or entering the workforce, there are numerous gifts that can help them along the journey or make this period of life a little less hard and a little more fun. Try books that help guide them, practical apartment items if they’re moving out on their own, or useful outdoor gifts that can be taken on the road when they’re off work.
It’s also important to keep in mind their hobbies and you can’t go wrong with a useful new tech gadget that they might not splurge on themselves.