US university to confer doctoral degree on football agent Drew Uyi October 29
Global expert in branding and English FA licensed intermediary, Drew Uyi, is on the cusp of receiving another honour in the diaspora as the Cornerstone Christian University has announced that it will bestow a doctorate degree on the famous UK-born Nigerian.
Disclosing this on its Instagram account, Cornerstone Christian University stated that the commencement ceremony where Uyi, who is credited to being behind some major endorsement deals for leading Nigerian sports stars and entertainers, will be conferred the doctoral candidate, Honoris Causa, will hold on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at the Double Tree by Hilton, in Atlanta.
While celebrating the virtues of the awardee, the US-based university described Uyi “as a sports and events management graduate from the London Metropolitan University, London, who holds a post-graduate degree in marketing from the University of the Arts London.
“He is a FIFA licensed football agent, brand strategist and athlete brand educator. He has managed and worked with some big names in the sports and the entertainment industry”.
Cornerstone Christian University is a global citadel of higher learning reputed for its learning standards.
That Uyi is to be decorated with a doctoral degree by Cornerstone Christian University will definitely not come as a surprise to those who have been following the international sports scene and the branding world, where the Anglo-Nigerian has been making positive impacts for over a decade.
Not a newcomer in the sports scene, Uyi has played active roles in the actualisation of endorsement and sponsorship deals for the likes of Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa; former Nigerian international footballer Victor Moses, and Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi. Others are former Eagles striker Odion Ighalo and most recently Golden Eaglets player Abba Bichi, son of the Director General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi.
Uyi, who has crisscrossed choice destinations in the world, is known for being a leader in branding, as evidenced in the plethora of brands he has helped to build and his continuous mentorship and coaching programmes, which he regularly dishes out through his verified Instagram account.
He has also earned massive momentum as an expert in athlete branding, and as one who is concerned with the growth and success of athletes so that they can maximize their career through their power of Personal branding.