Nine years later, Davis is getting ready to start her pursuit of a master’s degree at the only graduate sports management program in the Ivy League. She is undoubtedly the only student to take part in the program who has appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated and won an ESPY, as well as written a book. She has also starred in a Spike Lee-directed commercial and met Barack and Michelle Obama in the White House.
Studying sports management at Columbia University is just the latest stop in her high-achieving journey.
“I always believed that nobody can tell you you can’t do something,” said Davis.