Jonathan Gantt

Clemson University, Director of New Media

As head of digital/creative, Jonathan Gantt led the digital transformation of Clemson University Athletics by building an in-house agency. The agency, which features major contributions from undergraduate students, has delivered more than 2B organic impressions, 200 million video views, and 1.9 million new fans/followers to department social accounts in just three years. His team’s work has helped pioneer the "digital arms race" in college athletics and has been recognized by ForbesSports Business Journal, Sports Illustrated, SB Nation, ESPN, Twitter, Facebook, and others. Prior to his time at Clemson, Gantt worked in pro sports for the Tampa Bay Rays, MLB, and Ripken Baseball. He lives in Central, SC, with his wife, Becca, and daughters, Amelia and Samantha.

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