January 21, 2021
Most college athletes can’t accept brand sponsorships or deals. That could soon change.
A pending NCAA rule would allow athletes to profit from their personal brands.
January 12, 2021
An NCAA rule change is about to unlock millions in potential income for college athletes. Here's how 3 are planning to cash in
Take Alumni Pros Global Sports, a sports agency founded by former NBA player Jerome Williams. With the help of a development team, Williams created a proprietary algorithm to produce an "IP score," which the startup uses to quantify the value of student-athletes' brands. Using this metric, Williams pairs brands with student-athletes whose IP scores meet their specifications.
January 11, 2021
Jerome “Junk Yard Dog” Williams comments on talk to delay NCAA votes - “It’s unfair”
The NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) is scheduled to consider landmark legislation that would enable college athletes to monetize their name, image and likeness - however it was recently announced that authorities have been discussing a delay of the vote until more clarity on federal government action is realized.
Former professional NBA player Jerome Williams, known by fans as the Junk Yard Dog, has issued a statement with his thoughts on the matter.
January 11, 2021
Alumni Pros Launches to Help Athletes Leverage, Monetize Intellectual Property
Founded by global NBA ambassador, Jerome JYD Williams, and impact investor, Robert Smith, Alumni Pros partners with current and former youth, college, and professional athletes to teach them how to control their PIP for monetization in the global market space such as endorsements, trading cards, video games, and event appearances.
December 8, 2020
How 3 former athletes are founding startups to capitalize on the 'Wild West' of the NCAA rule change that will allow student-athletes to strike deals with brands
The founder of Alumni Pros Global Sports, former NBA athlete Jerome Williams, launched the company in March in the hopes of capitalizing on the need for brands and student-athletes to find and conduct business with each other.