IRVING WILSON SELECTED TO ATTEND PRESTIGIOUS SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT SUMMER BUSINESS PROGRAM
Irving Wilson, a junior member of Project Greer Street at East High School in Denver, has
been selected from an international pool of candidates for the prestigious Global Sports
and Entertainment Business Academy ("GSEBA") summer program at Loyola Marymount
University in Los Angeles. The Academy provides the students with insight into the
fascinating, fast paced, and often high-profile sports and entertainment industries.
The program features instruction from world-class faculty and renowned Los Angeles area
professionals from across the sports and entertainment industries, including law,
technology, management, and marketing. GSEBA includes workshops on college
admission, career and professional development, leadership, diversity, multi-culturalism,
and negotiation. Past speakers at GSEBA have included Roger Goodell (NFL
Commissioner), Dan Reed (Head of Sports, Facebook), Karen Brodkin (EVP, Endeavor),
Brett O'Brien (GM, Gatorade), Rob King (ESPN), Jeff Gewirtz (Chief Legal Officer, Brooklyn
Sports & Entertainment), Tony Gonzalez (Pro Football Hall of Fame Tight End), among
many others. Dez is part of a small selective cohort of intellectually curious and talented
rising high school juniors and seniors.
Project Greer Street is a ground-breaking and award-winning educational enrichment
program for African American males launched by Ronald Sally, a graduate of Duke
University and the UCLA School of Law. “During such a challenging year with the
pandemic, this is very impressive and we are very proud of Irving,” said Sally.
For more information regarding Project Greer Street, visit projectgreerstreet.org or email