The past 4 American Olympic champions did not compete in the NCAA.
They went PRO, disqualifying them from College.
So far Sunisa Lee plans to report to Auburn on August 11th.
“I do want to go to college and have fun and kind of get away from this elite atmosphere just because it’s so, like, crazy,” Lee said. “And I know that college is going to be way better.”
The transition should be easy. Lee’s longtime coach Jess Graba and Auburn coach Jeff Graba are twin brothers.
Jeff Graba doesn’t see why Lee can’t go to school while enjoying the trappings that come with being a multiple-medal winner in one of the Olympics marquee sports. …
Time permitting, she should be able to make just as much money as she would have normally made.” …Olympic champ Sunisa Lee still focused on college, not fame
As Jessica O’Beirne pointed out, Suni will have non-stop attention from the media while competing College.
Exactly what sponsors are looking for.