Amobi Okugo, Founder of A Frugal Athlete
Sports Business Secrets
Season 3 || Episode 459
Today’s guest is Amobi Okugo, former professional soccer player turned athlete entrepreneur and creator, business development and strategic partnerships consultant and currently Founder of A Frugal Athlete!
Amobi realized very quickly into his professional soccer career that he was not going to be paid to play the game forever. So he quickly put a plan in place to continue his education, tap into his passions and ultimately put himself in a strong position to succeed when his career on the field came to an end.
Today we talked about:
his recruiting process and committing to UCLA
the decision to leave school early and begin his pro career
the first steps he took to plan for life after soccer
the importance of networking and internships
the academic promise he made to his mother
how A Frugal Athlete was born and the mission
a sneak peak into the 10 Athlete Money Commandments
how he helps brands and athletes become financially prudent
and much more
Appreciate you tuning in. Hope you enjoy!
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