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Agent Nicole Lynn on trailblazing in the NFL and more

Last Updated: April 26, 2023

Nicole Lynn joins Ros Gold-Onwude for a conversation about the wide range of clients she represents, what it really means to be an agent – from contract negotiations, navigating endorsements deals, and being a mentor for clients – and being the first African-American woman to have a top 3 NFL draft pick.

She also gives her take on diversity in the NFL, discusses how she advises undrafted players, and shares lessons she’s learned along her career path and the importance of being an ally and giving others a seat at the table.

This conversation was recorded on 5/26.

Boardroom Staff