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Marshawn Evans
Marshawn Evans

Marshawn Evans

Communication Counts

Chicago, IL USA

"That's what having faith is all about: trusting, even when you don't know what the next step is going to look like."

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Marshawn's work combines: Entrepreneurship, Law, and Accomplishing Goals

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Day In The Life


I'm a sports and entertainment lawyer, author, speaker, and business consultant.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Political Science and Government, General

    Texas Christian University

  • Doctorate


    Georgetown University

Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    Growing up, Marshawn felt like she had a chip on her shoulder; says dealing with racism in the South really impacted her self-esteem.

  • 2.

    At the age of 10, a teacher told her, "Only you can define you," and that changed her thinking.

  • 3.

    By the time she got to college, she'd found her drive and set a number of goals: wanted to be Miss America, wanted to be an attorney.

  • 4.

    In 2001, she was named Miss District of Columbia, then was third-runner-up in the 2002 Miss America pageant.

  • 5.

    In 2005, she received her law degree, and she now works as an up-and-coming litigator and consultant.

  • 6.

    Even after achieving those two huge milestones, she says she still hasn't accomplished all of the goals she's set for herself.

  • 7.

    Says that whenever you're making a choice, you're going to face doubts, so you can't let the fear of making decisions bog you down.

  • 8.

    She doesn't know what will come next for her career, but she's not anxious about the future because she's too busy enjoying the present.