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Forty Under 40 memories: Nina King

Photo: Reagan Lunn


Senior Deputy AD, Administration and Legal Affairs/Chief of Staff, Duke University

Selected to Forty Under 40 class in 2018


What do you remember most about being named to Forty Under 40?

The opportunity to meet, interact and learn from other honorees and develop friendships with several of my fellow “classmates!”


What impact did it have on your career?

The Forty Under 40 honor was an incredible personal accolade, however, I truly owe it to my colleagues that I work with every day that make teamwork fun and especially meaningful/rewarding in our pursuit of the pinnacle student-athlete experience.


What does being selected for Forty Under 40 mean for professional development of young executives?

Selection to Forty Under 40 is a great chance for me to hopefully impact and inspire other young collegiate athletics administrators looking to grow in this business. Not that I have all the answers, but the Forty Under 40 honor is a tangible success that I can share with young administrators as they look for career path advice and mentorship.