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.
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.
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.