Clemson is one of the most recognizable sports schools in the US so having an esports team was inevitable. However, they are still only a club sport and do not have varsity recognition from the university. One person trying to change that as soon as possible is Jared Montgomery. He’s a marketing major at Clemson that got involved with the esports club as their head of partnerships. Right out of the gate we asked about how he made a lane for himself as a non-player at Clemson.

A New Path To Esports

We asked Montgomery what it was like getting into that position and just what a Head of Partnerships does. Noticing a void in the expertise of the club, Montgomery stepped up and claimed the position.