Jarvis Sam

by Justin Cates
Jarvis Sam
Former Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion
Nike Inc.

Jarvis Sam served as Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion at Nike Inc. He named Forbes “30 Under 30 in Sports,” Class of 2021.

In this role, Jarvis oversaw a team of people focused on driving diverse representation, inclusive leader and social justice education, professional development, and the ecosystem of promoting and creating a culture of belonging inside and outside of Nike.

In his prior capacity at Nike, his team focused on acquiring new talent capabilities for the company and driving large programs, partnerships and initiatives aimed at impacting representation and accelerating the flow of diverse talent pipelines.

Jarvis worked with the sports marketing function and product teams to execute on key initiatives with signature Nike athletes like Serena Williams and League partners like the WNBA and NFL.

Prior to Nike, Jarvis worked as the Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Snap, Inc.

Jarvis is a graduate of Rice University where he studied History, Public Policy, and Sport Management with emphasis in race and gender rhetoric. Jarvis will receive his MBA from Brown University and IE School of Business.

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