Summer is Approaching: June 2023 Newsletter
Updated: May 25
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. A.B.C. Sports Foundation is passionate about physical and mental health. There are many resources available for anyone needing help or someone to talk to.
Hospice Foundation of America: 1-800-854-3402
Learn more about how to join the cause. Wear purple this month!
June is the beginning of all of our summer camps! There are so many opportunities through A.B.C. Sports Foundation to get involved with! We are so excited to see everyone there! There is still time to sign up and join in on the fun!
Here is a list of all of the camps we have coming up this month!
Nate Gilliam Football Camp - June 10, 2023
Pro Legends Camp - June 13, 2023
Sports Family Weekend, Jacksonville, FL - June 23, 2023
Back again for Year 2, Nate Gilliam and his brother Jason Gilliam are putting together their Offensive Lineman Camp in Knoxville, TN! Registration is now open, so don't miss the chance to attend the Gilliam Brothers camp and save your spot today.
Back again for another year, the Pro Legends camp is taking place in Nashville, TN with newest partner Kick the Stereotypes! KTS Founder and CEO Corey Harris, Super Bowl XXXV Champion, brings years of expertise to this camp to provide a well-rounded experience for all ages and levels. Registration is FREE set to open soon!
Jamesetta Cleveland is the Founder and CEO of the Sports Family Network. This year, under her mentorship and guidance program Sports Mom University, she is putting on the first ever Sports Family Weekend, a place where under-the-radar high school student-athletes can receive adequate training, recruiting education, and personal-development, along with their families. With partner Terrence Parsons, it is sure to be insightful and fun!
To learn more about how to register and/or volunteer, click here!
Many of our athletes are getting ready for their summer camps, but some are getting ready for the upcoming season. Preseason is a very important time for our athletes and we are here to support them through every step of the way!
Check out what else we get up to @abcsportsfoundation
June: Father's Day and Juneteenth.
Nicole Lynn's Career as a Sports Agent: Empowering Athletes and Securing Lucrative Contracts
Nicole Lynn, a rising star in the world of sports agency, has made a name for herself through her impressive client roster and remarkable contract negotiations. One of her standout clients is none other than Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts, whose recent contract extension has garnered significant attention and highlights Lynn's exceptional skills as an agent. Lynn's journey as a sports agent began with a passion for sports and a determination to make a difference. Armed with a law degree and an unwavering drive, she quickly rose through the ranks to become one of the most respected agents in the industry. Her ability to understand the needs of her clients, coupled with her fierce advocacy, has set her apart from her peers.
Representing Jalen Hurts, a dynamic and promising young quarterback, has been a pivotal part of Nicole Lynn's career. From the outset, she recognized Hurts' immense talent and potential, and she has worked tirelessly to ensure his success both on and off the field.
Recently, Lynn played a crucial role in negotiating Jalen Hurts' contract extension with the Philadelphia Eagles, solidifying his place as the team's franchise quarterback. The deal, reportedly worth $255 million over five years, demonstrates the faith and confidence the Eagles organization has in Hurts' abilities.
The contract extension signifies not only Hurts' growth as a player but also Lynn's expertise in securing lucrative deals for her clients. Her meticulous approach to contract negotiations and her unwavering advocacy for her clients' best interests have proven instrumental in maximizing their earning potential.
Lynn's negotiation skills go beyond monetary figures. She understands that a successful contract is not solely about the financial aspect but also about creating an environment where her clients can thrive. She ensures that the contractual terms align with her clients' long-term goals, providing them with the support and resources necessary for their personal and professional development.
Moreover, Lynn's work with Jalen Hurts extends beyond contract negotiations. She has been a steadfast mentor and confidante, guiding him through the ups and downs of his career and offering invaluable advice. Lynn's dedication to the holistic well-being of her clients sets her apart from other agents, as she prioritizes their overall growth and success.
The success of Jalen Hurts and his new contract is a testament to the exceptional partnership between athlete and agent. Lynn's ability to navigate the complexities of the sports industry, coupled with Hurts' hard work and determination, has resulted in a mutually beneficial collaboration.
Nicole Lynn's influence as a sports agent extends beyond her individual clients. She is a trailblazer for women in the industry, smashing glass ceilings and empowering other aspiring agents, particularly women, to pursue their dreams. Lynn's remarkable achievements have garnered recognition, with Forbes naming her to their "30 Under 30" list in 2020.
As Nicole Lynn continues to build her career as a sports agent, her dedication to empowering athletes and advocating for their best interests remains unwavering. Her work with clients like Jalen Hurts exemplifies her ability to secure lucrative contracts while fostering an environment of growth and success. With each milestone reached, Lynn solidifies her position as a force to be reckoned with in the sports industry, reshaping the landscape and inspiring future generations of agents and athletes alike.
More on her background from the woman herself!
Making an impact in our community!
In May, Daniel Thomas took “love your neighbor” to a whole different level. He partnered with A.B.C. Sports Foundation, Montgomery Public Schools, and Convoy of Hope to put together a Pro Series Community Event in Montgomery, Alabama. The event included serving the community by giving out groceries, hot meals, socks, and other community resources. The event also included a kids sports zone and a connection tent.
MEET THE TEAM
Each month we highlight someone in the A.B.C. Sports Foundation Community who plays a pivotal role in the overall success of what we do here: a "Game Changer."
This month, Lauren Overton, Head of Marketing & Player Engagement, is our team player spotlight! Lauren (second from the left) is a contagious energy, making a positive impact not only on our programs and services, but the success of our team.
Pro Legends Skills and Drills Camp 2022
During the offseason, Alexander Johnson has spent time with his kids to put together an outdoor “castle” for them to play in.
Oday Aboushi has been spending time in Dubai and Saudi Arabia. During his time there, Oday visited the Kaaba in Mecca and visited First Motors, a supercar showroom.
ABOUT A.B.C. SPORTS FOUNDATION
Established in 2019, A.B.C. Sports Foundation is a 501(c)3 that provides current and former athletes with resources to make a meaningful impact in their communities. We provide a number of services including non-profit management.
Not only does A.B.C. Sports Foundation curate events that impact our clients' hometowns, our in-house programs focus on 3 main areas including health & wellness, mentorship, and arts & entertainment.
For more information, visit abcsports.org
THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS!
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