Project Description


Eric Rooks joined the Priority Sports family in January 2023 as our 2023 Diversity Fellow. A Chicago native, Eric attended De La Salle High school and is currently the all-time leading wide receiver in school history. Eric looks forward to helping recruit clients and bringing them closer to their athletic goals while building relationships with brands that align with them personally.

Before joining Priority, Eric played Division 1 football at the University of Hawaii and Eastern Illinois University. In 2022, he graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a bachelor’s degree in sports management and a minor in business. Eric also interned with the Hero Foundation, an inner-city youth football organization where he prepared high school athletes to excel at the next level academically and athletically.