Name: Brittany Wagner
Firm Name: 10 Thousand Pencils LLC
Country: USA - Mississippi
Expertise: Training & Development Services

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Professional Biography:

Brittany Wagner is our exclusively recommended Training & Development Services expert in Mississippi on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Brittany directly using the contact details above.

Brittany is a nationally respected athletic academic counsellor and life coach. She was the “mother” to the most dominant junior college football program in the United States – the East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) Lions. With more than a decade’s worth of combined experience at the NCAA and NJCAA levels, Ms. Wagner spent eight years on the EMCC athletic administrative staff where she was responsible for monitoring the academic well-being of the school’s 200 student-athletes.

Ms. Wagner has recently garnered world-wide fame as the television star of the hit Netflix documentary series, “Last Chance U” – which follows the three-time NJCAA national champions during their 2015 football season. Known for giving “troublemakers” their last chance at making it to the NFL, Ms. Wagner is the vivacious, mentor and mother-figure to the these men – often times the driving factor behind their future successes. Wagner’s recent stardom has landed her interviews with The Dan Patrick Show, GQ Online, New York Times, New York Daily News, and several ESPN affiliates. Her common question, “Do you have a pencil?” has become a phenomena across the world since the show’s debut.

Firm Overview:

10KP works directly with your school/program over a 5 or 10 month period. Brittany Wagner engages with selected at-risk student-athletes; acting as a student-athlete manager for this select group. She manages various aspects of these student-athletes lives including academic success and life skills – working to change their mindset regarding academics, improve their chances of maintaining academic eligibility and increase their willingness to accept personal responsibility and make successful decisions. (For universities considering this option, compliance departments will need to be consulted.)