Jason Odell

Jacksonville, Florida, United States


Jason Odell, CFI, LPC is an agent advisor who works with Sports Management Worldwide and has been mentored by Dr. Lynn Lashbrook and Joel Corry and has met all the requirements of becoming an SMWW Agent Advisor. This includes agent regulations, player association legalities, contract negotiation, endorsements, sponsorships, ethics, collective bargaining agreements, draft preparation, marketing and recruiting. Jason works in conjunction with SMWW in an effort to change the landscape for athletes and their future.

Jason Odell believes that the best way to assist athletes in their professional career is to build a strong relationship that is built on trust, honesty, and transparency with a pointed focus on the future now. Jason prides himself on taking an outside-the-box approach to increase player revenues by taking a fully-integrated path to contract negotiations, draft preparation, player marketing, securing endorsements, creating a social media presence, providing insightful life skills, and preparing the athlete for a meaningful, yet lucrative career after their playing days are over.

Jason has spent 22 years in corporate America assisting Fortune 500 organizations with contract negotiations, integrity investigations, as well as reinforcing gap closures within the organizations that provide a healthy and ever-increasing profit and loss statement. Jason is also an author with writings in several business publications, including Loss Prevention Magazine, where he was awarded for writing a top article in 2014.

Jason holds a master’s degree in Business, Strategy, and Leadership from Michigan State University. Jason also graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in Law.

Jason is a native of Newport, Arkansas and resides in Jacksonville, Florida with his wife and two sons.