Monday, October 13, 2008

Meet The Class of 2010 - Jama

One of the unique attributes of the DeVos Sport Business Management Program is the network of students who make up our program. Our class will take every course together during our tenure here at UCF and we will work on countless group projects and collaborative efforts. As a result of our shared interests in the business of sport, a natural team camaraderie is formed. However, our team is composed of people from diverse backgrounds, experiences and ambitions. We offer profiles of class members to give you an idea as to the type of people who make up our program, individuals who collectively will be leaders in sport and society and will be teammates for life.

Name: Jama Frederick
Hometown: Jasper, TN
Undergraduate College: The University of Tennessee
Undergraduate Major: Sport Management, Minor in Business Administration
Background: Intern for the Tennessee Baseball Office, Tennessee Football Community Relations and AAU Junior Olympics.

Current Graduate Assistantship or Employment: Graduate Assistant to Dr. Keith Harrison and the Scholar-Baller Program

Future Career Goals: Undecided on a specific position, but I want to explore the world of professional sports in the upcoming semesters to narrow my choices.

Reasons For Choosing DeVos: Among the variety of reasons I chose this program were the emphasis on ethics and diversity, the opportunity to earn two degrees, and the chance to learn from a knowledgeable, experienced and dedicated staff in a "family" environment.

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