LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College Cross Country alum Jason Hendrix was named the new sports information director for the Association of Independent Institutions on March 13.
Hendrix graduated from Georgia College in 2009, earning his bachelor’s degree in business administration. He ran cross-country for Georgia College while also receiving the Peach Belt Conference’s Presidential Scholar-Athlete Award. In addition, he spent three years assisting the sports information office and served as the school’s first-ever bobcat mascot, “Thunder.” Hendrix was recently named one of Georgia College’s 125 Most Influential Alumni and remains a part of the GC community, currently serving on the school’s Young Alumni Board.
After graduation, Hendrix received his master’s degree in sports management at Florida State University. Since then, he has served as the sports information director at West Virginia Tech and Thomas University, and has held that position at Georgia Gwinnett College since Feb. 2016. He will maintain his position at GGC while taking on additional responsibilities with the A.I.I., such as website maintenance, implementing a social media strategy and organizing the conference’s annual awards and tournaments, among other tasks.
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