Jessica Ogunnorin

Job title: Graduate Assistantship: VCU Women's Basketball
Affiliation: Undergraduate institution: Stony Brook

Jessica Ogunnorin was born and raised in Greece by her Nigerian mother. She came to the United States on a full scholarship at the age of 18 to pursue a
higher education, and play basketball at the Division I level. She speaks 4 languages and is a
holder of three degrees: BA in Multidisciplinary Studies with concentrations in Spanish, French,
and Political Science, MA in Public Policy Analysis, and MS in Computer & Information
Systems Security. While in college, she gained experiences as an Accountant’s Assistant, a
Spanish and French Tutor, a GA in the Immigration and Visa International Office in Stony
Brook University, and a Desktop Support Technician’s Graduate Assistant. After college, she
continued her basketball career overseas playing professionally in Spain and Argentina from
2017-2019 and also spent a year working as a Junior IT Technician in Greece.

Today, at the age of 28, she is the CEO and founder of LEV8 Apparel, the creator of The
UnstoppABLE Mindset and the UnstoppABLE Mindset Fitness Programs, and she has given
multiple in person and virtual speeches. She is passionate about self-love, authenticity, wellness,
and advocating for human rights and social injustice. In her effort to restore mental health and
educate student-athletes, she has given the following speeches: “Setting Goals” at ACS Athens,
“Sports Unite” for the Color of Sports Global Event at ACS Athens, and she was a panelist for
the National College Players Association’s panel with the title  “NCAA Sports in Flux: The Fate
of College Athlete Pay, Health, and Safety.” at UCLA. Her last event, in July 16th of 2020, was
a virtually held speech with the title “You are UnstoppABLE when you JUST ELEVATE!” for
Nigerian international bible study group. She is excited to be a member of the CSL Network,
evolve as a leader and become a better teammate. Her goal is to build a two-phase mentorship
program that will improve student-athlete performance during and after college.

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