Jerry Bembry is a senior writer at The Undefeated. His bucket list items include being serenaded by Lizz Wright, and watching the Knicks play an NBA game in June.
Kelley L. Carter is a senior entertainment writer at The Undefeated. She can act out every episode of the U.S version of "The Office," she can and will sing the Michigan State University fight song on command and she is very much immune to Hollywood hotness.
Nick DePaula is a footwear industry and lifestyle writer at The Undefeated. The Sacramento native has been based in Portland, OR, for the last decade, a main hub of sneaker company HQs. He’ll often argue that ’How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days’ is actually an underrated movie — largely because it’s the only time his Sacramento Kings have made the NBA Finals.
Maria Delgado is a production manager for ESPN Films, special projects and the ESPYS. Since 2009, Maria has worked on the Emmy and Peabody award winning series, 30 for 30 and was also part of the Oscar winning team for O.J.: Made in America.
David Dennis, Jr. is a senior writer at The Undefeated and an American Mosaic Journalism Prize recipient. His book, The Movement Made Us, will be released in 2022. David is a graduate of Davidson College.
Aaron Dodson is a sports and culture writer at The Undefeated. He primarily writes on sneakers/apparel and hosts the platform’s “Sneaker Box” video series. During Michael Jordan’s two seasons playing for the Washington Wizards in the early 2000s, the “Flint” Air Jordan 9s sparked his passion for kicks.
Kelley Evans is a general editor at The Undefeated. She is a food passionista, helicopter mom and an unapologetic southerner who spends every night with the cast of The Young and the Restless by way of her couch.
Domonique Foxworth is a writer at The Undefeated. He is a recovering pro athlete and superficial intellectual.
Anna Gramling is an associate editor at The Undefeated. When she isn't running around with her two boys, she schedules her life around Astros baseball while hoping a time machine is invented so she can return to the 1980s.
Sean Hurd is an associate editor for The Undefeated. He believes the “flying V” is the most important formation in sports history.
Martenzie is a writer for The Undefeated. His favorite cinematic moment is when Django said "Y'all want to see somethin?"
Raina Kelley is the Editor-in-Chief of The Undefeated and is obsessed with Whitney Houston, Maleficient's horns and pens. She also would have made an excellent homicide detective.
Marcus Matthews is a general editor for The Undefeated. He’s a DMV native but prefers the Lakers over the Bullets/Wizards - #HTTR all day though!
A native of Toronto, Sharon Matthews works on The Undefeated's digital storytelling platform. She develops and produces a multitude of specials, from “The Stop: Living, Dying while Driving Black” to “Tiger Woods America’s Son” and “A Room of Our Own” Most recently, Sharon led the launch of The Undefeated on ESPN+ extending the company’s commitment to telling Black stories.
Soraya Nadia McDonald is the culture critic for The Undefeated. She writes about pop culture, fashion, the arts, and literature. She is the 2020 winner of the George Jean Nathan prize for dramatic criticism, a 2020 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism, and the runner-up for the 2019 Vernon Jarrett Medal for outstanding reporting on black life.
Brandon Meyer is the senior video editor for The Undefeated. He is an Emmy-winning editor in TV and documentaries, as well as an accomplished guitarist and music producer. In his spare time, he is a die-hard and long-suffering Philadelphia 76ers fan.
John X. Miller is senior editor for news and commentary for The Undefeated. He's a father, jazz aficionado and diehard UNC basketball fan.
Lois Nam is a senior digital producer at The Undefeated. She still owns the VHS of every Sixers playoff game from 2001 and will never throw it away.
Tesfaye Negussie is a digital producer who creates video content for The Undefeated. He likes DMV sports (the Washington football team, Wizards and Terps), hip-hop, playing basketball and eating abnormally spicy foods. He will laugh at all of his own jokes. Even if you don’t.
Lonnae O’Neal is a senior writer at The Undefeated. She’s an author, a former columnist, has a rack of kids and she writes bird by bird.
William C. Rhoden, the former award-winning sports columnist for The New York Times and author of “Forty Million Dollar Slaves,” is a writer-at-large for The Undefeated. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Courtney Smith is a content associate at The Undefeated. Football is her love language and Chipotle is her passion.
Marc J. Spears is the senior NBA writer for The Undefeated. He used to be able to dunk on you, but he hasn’t been able to in years and his knees still hurt.
Brando Simeo Starkey is an associate editor at The Undefeated and the author of In Defense of Uncle Tom: Why Blacks Must Police Racial Loyalty. He crawled through a river of books and came out brilliant on the other side.
Beth Stojkov is the art director of The Undefeated. She loves nature, solo adventures abroad, music festivals and parties (techno and house), and has an insatiable need to make things.
Justin Tinsley is a culture and sports writer for The Undefeated. He firmly believes “Cash Money Records takin’ ova for da ’99 and da 2000” is the single-most impactful statement of his generation.
Josiah Turner is an associate editor at The Undefeated. He believes Allen Iverson truly revolutionized the NBA, and thinks ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ and ‘He Got Game’ are the two greatest basketball films of all time.
Jesse Washington is a senior writer for The Undefeated. You can find him giving dudes the bizness on a basketball court near you.
Brian Wilkins, a four-time Emmy Award winner, is an acclaimed storyteller. He has excelled in producing and directing features, original programs and documentaries. He's also a former standout D-I linebacker for the University of Texas at El Paso and graduated in 2010 with a major in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in African American studies.
Clinton Yates is a tastemaker at The Undefeated. He likes rap, rock, reggae, R&B, and remixes — in that order.