JAMES WHITAKER, NORTH CAROLINA A&T STATE UNIVERSITy
James Whitaker is a native of Portsmouth Virginia and a 2017 graduate of North Carolina A&T State University. While a student-athlete at North Carolina A&T, James a Dean’s List student, majored in Sports Science Fitness Management/Business Administration and served as captain of the basketball team his senior year. James also worked as a marketing intern with the Aggie Athletic Foundation, helping to implement new initiatives that would increase relations to the athletic department.
James is currently a graduate student in Georgetown University’s Sports Industry Management Program, where he is preparing himself to one day become a College Athletic Director. While matriculating through Georgetown, James works as a Human Resource Graduate Assistant with Georgetown’s Office of Advancement and as an intern with Georgetown Athletics Business and Finance Department. James participated in the NFL’s Careers in Football Forum, is a member of CABMA (Collegiate Athletic Business Management Association), and looks to continue his professional growth through the Winning Edge Game Changing Retreat.