Nike signs UCLA soccer star Reilyn Turner to its first student-athlete NIL deal

December 14, 2021

Nike has made its first name, image and likeness (NIL) deal with a college athlete, selecting UCLA Bruins sophomore soccer star Reilyn Turner.

As part of the partnership, Nike said its agreement with college athletes would include an element that connected them back to their local communities. Turner, who was named 2020′s Pac-12 Freshman of the Year, is expected to partner with Nike to work with several non-profits in the Los Angeles community area. She was born in Lakewood, California, and raised in Aliso Viejo. Oregon Live