From Because of Them We Can authored by BOTWC Staff:
“When Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams was selected third overall in last night’s NFL draft, it marked a big moment for him and his agent, Nicole Lynn. The move made Lynn, an agent with Young Money APAA Sports, the first Black woman to represent a top five draft pick in the NFL.
What makes the feat so special, is that Williams and Lynn aligned knowing the opportunity they had to help one another reach their goals.
In an interview with BET, Lynn shared that Williams told her, “We’re going to do this together. We’re going to make history and make change in sports for women.”
And that’s exactly what they’ve done.
Only 5% of certified agents in the NFL are women. Which means that Lynn is one of less than 50.”
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