This post does the same but uses CSS Grid layout instead of Genesis Classes.
So, lets’ get down to business.
Step #1: Register and Display a Custom Widget
functions.php and add code to register a widget area. Then open your
front-page.php or any other custom template file (where you may want to display it) and add the code to display it. Use the code given below.
Step #2: Add Code for CSS Grid Layout
Step #3: Create Widgets and Add Text
That’s it! Please, let me know if you have any questions.