BIO: Maya McClendon is a mental health and sustainability advocate raised in Louisville, KY. She was a highly decorated volleyball player at Arizona State University and the University of Louisville. Among her accolades, was AAC Freshman of the Year, ACC All-American, AAC Conference Champion, and ACC Conference Champion. She was also nominated as the 2013 Under Armour All-American.
In college, she studied Pre Medicine-psychology and graduated in 2017 before working at the University of Louisville Hospital in the Emergency Department. In January 2019, Maya founded the Sports Metaphor, LCC a sports tech and business consulting company, and participated in speaking engagements for the PAC12, the Green Sports Alliance, as well as various youth programs about holistic health and wellness related to sports. In 2021, she founded Timeout Software Inc, a digital health and wellness platform for athletes and sports organizations.