Assistant Manager & Social Media Networking Director
Jade Jordan is currently a Junior at Georgia State University pursing a Nursing Degree. This young lady has been around Grassroots Basketball since she was born. Her dad is a Grassroots basketball coach and both of her older brothers played with nationally recognized Grassroots Basketball programs. Over the last 12 years, she has hands on experience in every aspect of the Grassroots Basketball movement; from managing inventory gear as well as assisting in the planning, logistics and hosting of premier Grassroot Basketball events in the Country. Simply put, she loves not only basketball; but she enjoys all sports: football, baseball, soccer, and softball. You name it she loves it!
Browner is an Assistant High School Basketball Coach and has helped several players obtain an opportunity to play college basketball. He is an individual who knows what it takes for players at all levels to get recruited and earn a chance to play college basketball. Barry is a great talent scout and takes a wholistic view when evaluating players. He has professional associations with many coaches at various levels: NCAA DI, DII, DIII, NAIA and Junior College. Barry has served on the Atlanta Tip-Off Club, as a Play-by-Play analyst for SUVTV broadcast, served as a co-host for a weekly talk show, had guest appearances on THE Crush Sports Talk, and served as owner and operator of Ga. Hoop Circle, a scouting service, for college coaches.
Jaquese 'JQ' Smith
Marketing & Branding Director
Jaquese “JQ” Smith is a former NCAA basketball athlete. She has played on various levels including JUCO, Division I and Division II. A graduate of Liberty University, Smith earned her Master’s in Communication Studies. Using her wealth of experience as an athlete coupled with her desire to be of service; Smith has been able to successfully parlay her firsthand experience and media savvy into a career in public relations.
Smith’s media proficiency is unmistakable in front of or behind the camera and in studio as former host of DNA Sports Talk Radio. Providing media coverage for major athletic events for the likes of Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, NBPA Top 100 and McDonald’s All American, she has interviewed some of the nation’s top college bound and professional athletes. Covering such premier events has been instrumental in Smith’s ability to establish essential business relationships with NCAA Coaches and other notable individuals in the sports community.
JQ’s portfolio reflects her ability and expertise to work with NFL, NBA, WNBA and top high school athletes and international sport brands. Smith has coordinated major events associated with the 2018 NBA Draft, high school charity basketball event, and her very own, ‘I Got Next All-Star Panel’ event.
JQ recently joined forces with Under Armour AAU Grassroots team, Atlanta Xpress, and their nonprofit, ‘People Helping People Today, Inc. as their PR Manager.