When talent needs support, he is the Business Manager to World Class Athletes
He believes in promoting growth, guidance, and support.
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Taylor Townsend (born April 16, 1996) is a professional American tennis player and Australian Open 2012 Girls Junior Champion. She is the first American to hold the No. 1 year-end world ranking for junior girls since Gretchen Rush in 1982.
During his amateur career, Ruíz took his record to 104-8 under Cuban trainer Fernando Ferrer. He went on to win two Mexican National Junior Olympics gold medals and won the World Ringside Heavyweight Championship. Andy represented Mexico in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games qualifying.
Evolution to Revolution - Jimmie Lee Solomon has created a quantifiable method of mentoring and nurturing young athletes. Erupting as a force in MLB, the eclectic Jimmie Lee Solomon is a visionary with an eye for tomorrow’s sports talent.
Helping young individuals reach their potential as athletes and students has inspired Jimmie Lee since he started his first job. He knows how critical it is for young and aspiring athletes to have guidance, both on and off the field, and he has spent most of his career trying to make this happen. As a former student athlete himself, Jimmie Lee has always understood the importance of balancing academics and sports. From the time he spent in college, to the roles he held at Major League Baseball, Jimmie Lee has worked feverishly to uncover opportunities for young and dedicated individuals who want to realize their dreams in sports.
Throughout his business career, Jimmie Lee has been in a position to create opportunities and foster positive growth. He believes strongly that all young people dedicated to their sport deserve unwavering encouragement and support. Over the years, Jimmie Lee has taken an active role in managing rising young stars like Taylor Townsend, a professional American tennis player and Australian Open 2012 Girls Junior Champion. She is the first American to hold the No.1 year-end world ranking for junior girls since Gretchen Rush in 1982.
With Jimmie Lee’s direction, Townsend has moved up the ranks within the tennis circuit and is now dedicating her court time to becoming No.1 in the professional circuit. It is a delicate balance between helping to drive a young athlete to greatness, to helping them navigate the world around them, off the courts. Townsend is quickly becoming a powerful force in the world of tennis and is poised to become an outstanding champion.
Helping to manage undefeated Mexican professional boxer, Andy Ruiz, has also allowed Jimmie Lee to showcase his leadership and managerial abilities. By positioning him successfully within the media and promoting his outstanding boxing abilities, Jimmie Lee tapped into one of his most noteworthy skill sets- opening doors for young athletes so they can realize their full potential.
In addition to securing venues for the boxer, Jimmie Lee has chosen Ruiz’s trainer, negotiated contracts on his behalf, helped to select his opponents in the ring, and promoted him for future fights.
Townsend wins Challenge, clinches French Open wild card
Townsend clinched a berth in the main draw of this year’s French Open by winning the 2014 Har-Tru USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card Challenge. This will be the first Grand Slam main draw for the 18-year-old from Houston, who played in the US Open Qualifying Tournament in 2011 and 2013, reaching the final round of qualifying in 2013.
The wild card was awarded to the American woman who accumulated the greatest number of WTA ranking points at two of three USTA Pro Circuit $50,000 clay-court events—the Dothan Pro Classic in Dothan, Ala., the Boyd Tinsley Clay Court Classic in Charlottesville, Va., and the Audi Melbourne Pro Tennis Classic in Indian Harbour Beach, Fla.