Born in Detroit, Michigan, Antonio is the epitome of a diehard Detroit native. Antonio comes from a humble and faith based family, which has driven his high level of integrity, humility, and diligent demeanor. During his high school years, Antonio had the great fortune and opportunity to play both football and wrestle. After graduating Southfield High School, Antonio attended Michigan State University, where he graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Communications with a specialization in Sales Communications. During his collegiate tenure, Antonio played semi-professional football where he was coached by former NFL star wide receiver Andre Rison. Outside of physically playing the game, Antonio remained very close to sports by developing personal relationships with professional athletes, gaining experience while interning with a sports management firm and externing for a Division I University’s NCAA Athletic Compliance Department to help better understand athlete representation from multiple positions.
During his time at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, Antonio decided to merge his passion for sports, communications, and negotiations, and contract law while connecting with KSG Co-Owner Shawuki G. Hilton to form Kinetic Sports Group. Antonio was extremely active in organizations, one being the Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS), where he served as SELS President for two of his three years at Cooley. Upon graduation, Antonio was the recipient of the Leadership Achievement Award, and the Robert E. Krinock Memorial Award. Antonio was ultimately able to leverage his many connections, experiences, and relationships within the sports and entertainment industry to help propel him into being an NFL Certified Contract Advisor. Antonio is currently seeking admission into the North Carolina and Florida Bar.
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