Forbes' 30 Under 30 Sports Edition: The Winners' Circle

Every year, Forbes Magazine launches a curated list of 30 deserving individuals under the age of 30 who shift the culture and make an incredible impact in varying industries. With the help of Olympic gold medalists' Simone Biles and Alex Morgan, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, Steve Ballmer and a host of 30 under 30 alum, Forbes' annual the sports edition of this list strikes again with the editor's picks of the top 30 influencers of the culture, who all make a major impact and just so happen to be extremely successful in their respective careers, including sports insiders, agents, and industry executives.

Amongst this cluster of young professionals are some of my favorite athletes, such as P.K. Subban, Sloane Stephens, Jessica Long, who have all inspired me tremendously with their individual stories and insane dedication to what they love. It is also cool to see the beautiful Ms. Tori Bowie make the list, who won the 100m final at the World Athletics in 2017. 

  1. Julio Jones - Wide Receiver, Atlanta Falcons
  2. Tori Bowie - Track athlete, Team USA
  3. Christina Milano - Director of Business Development, Excel Sports Management
  4. Kam Chancellor - Strong Safety, Seattle Seahawks
  5. Sloane Stephens - Tennis player, Team USA
  6. Canelo Alvarez - Athlete, boxing
  7. Allison Gallagher - Executive, Creative Artist Agency
  8. Giovani dos Santos - Forward, LA Galaxy
  9. Gus Kenworthy - Freestyle Skater, Team USA
  10. David Braun - Manager, Harlem Globetrotters
  11. Alex Rosen - Counsel, MLB
  12. Jack Sock - Tennis player, Team USA
  13. Anthony Rizzo - First baseman, Chicago Cubs
  14. Anthony Vennare - Co-founder, Fitt
  15. Jessica Long - Swimmer, Team USA
  16. P.K. Subban - Defenceman, Nashville Predators
  17. Daniel Stillman - CEO, Relevant Sports
  18. Braden Holtby - Goaltender, Washington Capitals
  19. Kyle Larson - Driver, Chip Ganassi Racing
  20. Anthony Davis - Forward, NOLA Pelicans
  21. Preetam Sen - Director of Partnership Sales, City Football Group
  22. Hilary Knight - Forward, Boston Pride
  23. Matthew Stafford - Quarterback, Detroit Lions
  24. Christian Taylor - Track athlete, Team USA
  25. Jose Altuve - Second baseman, Houston Astros
  26. Kawhi Leonard - Forward, San Antonio Spurs
  27. Zachary Weiner - Co-founder, Overtime
  28. Dior Ginyard - Manager of Player Affairs, NFL Players Association
  29. Patrick Collins - NFL Agent, Creative Artists Agency
  30. Amanda Nunes - Fighter, UFC

source: "30 Under 30: Meet The Most Winning Athletes and Entrepreneurs." Edited by Chris Smith and Daniel Kleinman. Forbes.com. 2018.

Photo cred: Jessica Long; Eric Risberg/AP. Kawhi Leonard: SLAM Magazine. P.K. Subban; RW & Co. Sloane Stephens: Timothy A. Clary -AP/Getty Images via Sports Illustrated.

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