CEO & Agent
Calvin is the founder and CEO of Serving Athletes with Integrity Sports Management (SAI Sports Mgmt) & former Vice President of sports agency giant BDA Sports Management. Employing his skill set and relationships in the industry, Calvin helped catapult BDA Sports Management into one of the premier sports agencies in the world. After joining Bill Duffy and BDA Sports Management in 2001, Calvin quickly became a trusted name in the industry. Calvin impressed many in the industry by representing multiple top 5 NBA draft picks and 1st round picks, negotiating large shoe deals and major NBA contracts.
Over the years Calvin continued to build his success and quickly became a force in the agent industry. Calvin’s success is attributed to his expansive relationships in the sports and business world, and his incredible reputation for operating with integrity. His passion for the business is fueled by his goal in helping his clients develop as successful athletes, community leaders, and savvy businessmen.
Calvin’s success began in the basketball world from his early days as a star player at El Cerrito High School. From high school he earned a scholarship to Montana State University from 1985 to 1989 where he had a solid athletic and academic career. He graduated from MSU with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with an emphasis in Marketing.
After graduating from MSU he co-founded a nonprofit organization called Scholar Athletes Inc, where they created one of the most successful AAU basketball programs in the country, the Oakland Soldiers. Calvin also serves on the board of directors of the Black Sports Agents Association. In addition, Calvin also owns and operates one of the most popular restaurants in Oakland called Lena’s Soul Food.
Calvin and his wife Kacy reside in Northern California with their son Killian.