Omari DeBerry

Program Manager, Student-Athlete Development

Omari began working in the Eugene D Smith Leadership Institute directly after his graduation from Ohio State in 2021. His primary focus is on monitoring the use of the Real-Life app by all 36 teams, closely working with the Director of Student Athlete Development in the placement of student-athletes in programming, while assisting in all initiatives of the Institute. Additionally, Omari is responsible for maintaining the institutes social media presence and constant website updates.

Prior to his current role he was a Bucks Go Pro 1.0 intern as well as a Digital media intern for the athletic department in 2019. He is a former Ohio State men’s lacrosse player who graduated from Ohio State with a degree in Sport Industry and a minor in business. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Sport Management.