Listen to Candice’s Pre-Game Interview.
Done by former Game Changer James Whitaker.
A native of Ventura, California, Candice is a graduate of California State University. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration while competing as a track & field student-athlete. Currently, Candice is pursuing her Master’s of Arts in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration at the University of Nebraska, while continuing her career as a track and field student-athlete. Throughout her career, Candice has earned multiple academic awards. She has been named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll, United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches’ Association Academic Team Member, and the Sacramento State Dean Honor Roll List. Along with scholarly recognition, Candice has also earned multiple athletic awards. Those awards include the Mark Colligan Memorial High Jump Champion, Simmons-Harvey Big Ten Invitational High Jump Champion, Big Sky High Jump Champion, and All Big Sky recognition.
As a first generational high school graduate, Candice is truly grateful for the profound impact track has had on her life. It is through track that Candice got her first experience of working with a diverse population, developed holistically, and gained exposure to the development of young athletes. It is through her exposure of being a track athlete that Candice has established a desire to pursue a career in player development. Candice hopes that through her work, she can develop athletes in all aspects of their lives.
As a minority woman, Candice recognizes that her journey to becoming a sports agent will be demanding. However, Candice finds motivation in knowing that by enduring this journey, she can inspire the next generation of young minority women to aspire beyond the status quo.