“POWERHANDZ and Vanguard partner to shift the narrative and help athletes build Innovation, Community and Wealth”
Las Vegas, Nevada – POWERHANDZ and Vanguard Holdings Group have partnered for POWER Players Awards & Mastery Reception- Building Assets, on Wednesday, April 27th at 5 pm at Vū, a state of the art virtual reality studio in Las Vegas, NV.
This red carpet event brings together the sports industry to celebrate iconic athletes and rising stars who are making an impact on the field, in business and through humanitarian efforts; as well as educate on the importance of building innovation, community and wealth assets. Legendary NFL Hall of Famer Tim Brown and Raiders In-Game Host Sibley Scoles are slated to co-host the ceremony. The event will feature a live recorded podcast with Author, Life Coach, and “Stay A While” host Tommi Vincent, along with a virtual experiential art exhibition “Art Is An Asset” by Gardy St Fleur.
Invited guests will enjoy dynamic conversations from the POWER In Assets panel and a fireside chat on bridging the gap between Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and the NFL, moderated by NFL Quarterback Legend, Donovan McNabb and featuring HBCU NFL Draft Prospect Aqeel Glass. The evening soundtrack will be curated by Justin Timberlake and Timbaland’s world-renowned artist DJ Freestyle Steve.
POWER Players Awards & Mastery Reception is the first experience of its kind thatwill highlight athletes who are excelling in sports, business and the community. Honorees and presenters include NFL Hall of Famers Brian Dawkins, Ronald Mix, Mike Singletary and Raiders Legend Fred Biletnikoff; along with Nicole Lynn, a prolific agent and elite position trainers, Clay Mack and David Robinson.
Special invited guests include 2022 NFL draft prospects from University of Las Vegas Charles Williams, RB, Clayton Bradley, OL, Julio Garcia, G. Current NFL players Nate Hobbs Jr. (Las Vegas Raider) J.J. Watts (Arizona Cardinals) Myles Garrett (Cleveland Browns) and formerplayers Bethel Johnson (2X Super Bowl Champion), Roy Williams, Marcus Spears (ESPN Analyst) Dez Bryant (Dallas Cowboys), Jeremiah Ratliff (5X Pro Bowler), Chris Canty (Super Bowl Champion), and Tommy Harris, (Chicago Bears).
“From day one, we have built innovation and programming with our athletes as our first priority. We understand when you increase the performance of one, you ignite the possibilities in all, ” said Danyel Surrency Jones, CEO of POWERHANDZ. “The POWER Players Award and Mastery Reception is an extension of our mission to help athletes develop their power to build generational wealth in the game, the boardroom and in the community. We are proud to have Vanguard Holdings Group as a partner to provide the additional muscle we need to shift the narrative from liabilities to assets in the sports industry.”
The ceremony will include a mastery panel conversation on financial literacy, entrepreneurship and investing in professional athletes.
“Our partnership with POWERHANDZ is significant because of their commitment to helping athletes build wealth during their careers,” said Christopher “Fish” Fisher, Advisory Board Member of Vanguard Holdings Group. “It is important that we empower and equip athletes with the necessary strategies and tools needed to enable them to take control over their financial outcomes at every stage of their career. It is imperative that they fully understand that their financial future is not only about signing a big contract; it is about being fully equipped to make sound decisions. A well-informed athlete leads to more athletes leaving the game with more control over their wealth.”
About POWERHANDZ: POWERHANDZ is a global athletic training and rehabilitation product tech platform transforming the way athletes and patients improve human performance through the combined use of smart sports products, technology and services for the lifecycle of an athlete. Based out of Frisco, Texas, the brand offers 12+ smart sports products and a technology platform designed for athletes and fitness enthusiasts across multiple sports to improve performance, decrease injury and aid in recovery. These products are sold in over 87 countries worldwide and are used by athletes of all different skill levels, ranging from youth to professionals. A portion of every product sold builds athletic programs for youth in underserved communities through the Power To Give Foundation. For more information visit www.powerhandz.com
About Vanguard Holdings Group: Vanguard Holdings Group (VHG) is a private trust that offers financial programs in commercial lending and financial wealth creation. In their commercial lending division, VHG brings capital as a funding partner within various projects across a broad spectrum of industries within the middle market to enterprise levels of business. When it comes to wealth creation, VHG grants exclusive access to its wealth creation platform and resources to qualified high net worth individuals and beyond. For more information visit www.vanguardhg.com