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Aspiring intercollegiate athletics professionalSilver Spring, Maryland USA
Amari Parris is an aspiring sports professional with a budding passion for data-driven decision making in sports. In the past, he has demonstrated strong written and oral presentation, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills. He is seeking to hone existing skills, learn from industry professionals, and jumpstart a career in sports.
Virtual Academy Participant
Oct 2020 - Dec 2020
Selected from a pool of hundreds of applicants to participate in a 50 student "inside sports" program. Networked with top-level executives at Philadelphia 76ers & New Jersey Devils. Brainstormed and pitched diversity & inclusion initiatives and game presentation activations.
Jun 2020 - Present
Experience engaging consumers in a variety of sales roles. Developed interpersonal skills and salesmanship recording 3 Old Navy cards and 30 loyalty members in 15 shifts.
Jun 2020 - Jul 2020
Strengthened business acumen and data analysis skills. Completed training in data visualization, project management, IoT, communication and leadership.
Jan 2019 - Jan 2019
Selected from a pool of 120 applicants to participate in a 3-day leadership event at UAHQ. Worked with a team of 5 to deliver a quasi business plan and presentation of a self-designed product to Under Armour representatives.
Aug 2017 - May 2018
Two Semesters of Campus Community Service with the Morehouse Football Team. Tracked player treatment, operated the scoreboard, filmed practices, and games.
Global Sports Management - Certificate
Jun 2020 - Aug 2020
Enhanced sports industry expertise in data-driven marketing and sales and emerging sports technology. Constructed a mock sponsorship activation for Barclays Center.
Kinesiology, Sports Studies, and Physical Educaiton - Bachelors
Aug 2017 - May 2021
Foundational course work in sports analytics. Capstone project involved developing a machine learning model for predicting NFL Draft first-round selection order.