About Ninety-Eight
Percent Foundation

OUR
MISSION

Every student-athlete will go “pro” once their athletic career is over. However, less than 2% of athletes will earn a living playing a sport. We aim to help the remaining 98% of student-athletes obtain jobs and internships with companies in their community. 

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BOARD MEMBERS

Michael O'Keeffe
Michael O’Keeffe
Treasurer - Director, Accounting at Duke Energy
J. Lemons
Jason Lemons
Secretary - Managing Director at PwC
D. Johnson
Donnie Johnson
Director - Markets Development Office Leader at Wells Fargo
J. Cable
Jason Cable, Ph.D.
Director - Athletics Director at Alabama State University
J. O'Brien
Jen O’Brien
Director - Enterprise Client Executive at Pegasystems
J. Mueller
Joe Mueller
Director - Vice President at Kellogg Company
Tyler Epp
Tyler Epp
Director - President at Formula 1 Miami
D. Camacho
Darlene Camacho
Director - Senior Associate Athletics Director at University of Georgia
S. McQueen
Suzette McQueen
Director - Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director at Kent State University

COURSES

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PREPARING ATHLETES TO WIN ON AND OFF THE FIELD

And discover success personally, academically, athletically and professionally

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VALUE FOR Corporate Partners

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Support local college/university

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Provide pathway for student-athletes who may not have access to their organization

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Gain access to young professionals who are smart, driven, and results-focused  

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion philanthropy and recruiting  

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Will receive a 1-minute video highlighting the program and partnership 

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Opportunity for employees to serve as mentors for student-athletes 

VALUE FOR ATHLETIC DEPARTMENTS
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Receive free educational and developmental resources for first-year and senior student-athletes

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Receive free syllabi and PowerPoints (with facilitator notes) for first-year and career development programs

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Receive 1-minute video highlighting the program and partnership 

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Partnership can be leveraged for recruiting 

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Job and internship opportunities for student-athletes 

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