Originally found at: http://athletes-usa.com/blog/student-athlete-loans/

MPOWER works with investors and universities to lend to high-potential students who are left out by traditional banks. In addition to providing students with access to the financial resources necessary to attend and complete college, MPOWER builds students’ credit histories, provides them with personal finance education, and offers gateway financial products to prepare them for life after college.

MPOWER’S mission combined with Athletes USA’s mission, to help student-athletes and their families connect to college coaches within the NCAA, NAIA, NJCAA to help them gain scholarships to American universities, will be very beneficial to our existing and future clients. We think that this partnership will help even more student-athletes reach their full potential academically, athletically and individually.

Chris Vidal, founder of Athletes USA, says “As a former college student athlete, this partnership touches me on a personal level. I fully understand the difficulties student athletes face in college financing. To collaborate with MPOWER places us at the forefront of student loans for sport athletes. We look forward to what will be a long term and mutually beneficial relationship.”

Manu Smadja, CEO of MPOWER, says “We’re honored and excited to work with Athletes USA. Their mission of empowering highly-talented students to get a top-quality education resonates strongly with our core, and we look forward to serving the financial needs of prospective and current college athletes.”

For further information please visit www.athletes-usa.com/mpower or contact us at media@athletes-usa.com

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