In a momentous accomplishment that has the entire world talking, renowned UK-born Nigerian agent and FA-licensed brand expert Drew Uyi has added a new feather to his glistening cap by receiving a doctorate degree from Cornerstone Christian University.
Dr. Drew Uyi Ogbomoide received the Doctor of Philosophy degree in a historic ceremony held on October 29 at the Double Tree by Hilton, Atlanta 1076 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell 30076. Dr. Ogbomoide played a key role in negotiating lucrative endorsement deals for well-known athletes and entertainers.
Drew Uyi has made a significant positive impact on thousands of people’s lives and made significant contributions to the sports and branding industries, according to Cornerstone Christian University, which granted him a doctorate.
“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,” said the president of Cornerstone Christian University.
The Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa, Victor Moses, defender Shehu Abdullahi, and former Nigerian attacker Odion Ighalo all had endorsement deals activated thanks in large part to Drew Uyi.
Dr. Drew Uyi graduated with a degree in sports and events management from the London Metropolitan University in London. He also holds a postgraduate diploma in marketing from the London University of Arts, and his doctorate raises the bar even further.
Uyi gave an acceptance speech after receiving the honorary doctorate degree: “When I set out to be a brand expert and FA licensed football intermediary, I never envisaged that my humble ambition would propel me to being found deserving and worthy to be conferred with a Honorary Doctorate Degree from Cornerstone Christian University, a reputable ivory tower of high academic, moral and spiritual excellence.
“Being someone passionate about the business aspect of football and sports in general, I went into football agency and branding in order to offer a better deal for players from the continent of Africa.
“That my passion and commitment to the promotion of African football has now landed me this major honour from Cornerstone Christian University makes me more determined to focus on this my calling.
“I am most honoured by this doctorate degree and thank the management and faculty for this treasured honour. I pledge to abide by the ethos of this award while doing my best to enhance the fortunes of our sports stars and upcoming talents. Thank you.”
An international center of higher learning, Cornerstone Christian University is famous for its excellent and exacting academic standards. The university has a reputation for preparing students to be servant leaders in the manner of Christ, to fulfill their life’s mission, and to give opportunities for spiritual development.
The ceremony included the customary academic celebrations as the newly decorated degree holders, including Dr. Drew Uyi Ogbomoide, celebrated their significant accomplishments with family, friends, and well-wishers. These individuals basked in the happiness and elation of witnessing their loved ones achieve high academic excellence as a result of their demonstrated contributions to society.
Unquestionably, Uyi is one of the largest football agents and online influencers in this region of the world right now.
He currently has more than 500,000 organic followers across all social media platforms and is the first football intermediary to be verified on Instagram.
He brings more to the table for the players’ benefit than just signing contracts, making him more than just an agent.
Numerous aspiring and established agents look up to him as they work to climb the ladder of football intermediaries because he is knowledgeable about the business of football.