Who is MTC?
MTC Sports Group also embodies a forward-thinking mentality, centered on collaborative innovation within the Team to form custom plans for each individual client; from Draft to Retirement. This approach allows the client to focus on conquering on the field, while the Team executes their vision away from the field.
Meet the Team
MTC’s unique company structure aligns all aspects of athlete representation, branding & marketing, wealth management, and wellness under one umbrella.
Founder & Agent
B. A. Communications, Alabama State University
J.D., Faulkner Law School, 2018 Master of Laws, Advocacy & Dispute Resolution, Faulkner Law School, 2019 NFLPA Certification 2018
Marvin J. Plowden II, born and raised in Saginaw, Michigan, founded MTC Sports Group in 2018. As a college athlete (Grand Valley State University Football) and a huge sports fan, Marvin carefully observed athlete representation from the point of view of the athlete, searching for ways he could improve the overall athlete experience. To further this search, Marvin enrolled in SMWW’s Agent Prep course taught by long-time NFL agent, Joel Cory after graduation from Faulkner Law School in Montgomery, Alabama.
Marvin also earned a specialized law degree in Dispute Resolution and is also a civil
mediator, receiving extensive training in negotiation. He fully understands the importance of consistent & clear communication and strives to bring those qualities into his work as an agent.
Marvin also carries a true appreciation for Family & Friendship as he endeavors to cultivate genuine relationships with his clients and their families, while welcoming them all into the MTC Family. Marvin is always open to discuss how he can help you Conquer in Sports & Life!
Marvin resides in Atlanta, Georgia and is the son of Marvin Sr. & Theresa Plowden. He has two sisters Sharifa & Imani, as well as two nieces Kailah & KaMari Rae.
Marketing & Brand Development
B.A. Communications, Alabama State University
MBA, Entertainment Management, American Intercontinental University
Joffre Lester is a divergent creator who focuses on connecting brands with consumers. Over the past 15 years, Joffre has held multiple positions in the vast industry of marketing & communications. However, no matter what role Joffre is in, customer satisfaction is always his top priority. His capacity to understand society’s ever changing climate, has amplified the effectiveness of the campaigns he’s developed for teammates and clients alike. Joffre has created numerous lucrative subsidiary programs for professional athletes, serving as a key point of contact while executing those projects. With a long-standing professional background in entertainment & brand development, Joffre has also spent years executing strategy, building awareness, managing initiatives, and engaging consumers for noteworthy brands across the country.
Afu Okosun, MS, ALC
B.S., M.S., Alabama A&M University
Afumbom Okosun, affectionately known as “Afu”, is an author, licensed counselor, and community developer who combines culture and conversation to transform & build communities. Afu strives to impact lives through transparent dialogue, as well as create safe spaces for all youth, urban millennials, including corporate and non-profit organizations.
Afu has an intersectional educational background in community planning and counseling psychology. Afu’s professional experience includes over 5 years of professional counseling, community development consulting, and social entrepreneurship under his company Sophistichet
Through his self-published books and social engagement platforms (Sol Sessions Live and The Trap Therapist Podcast), Afu uses a holistic approach to raising self-awareness and inspiring positive action. A former collegiate all-conference Linebacker, Afu has a first-hand perspective of the demands and stress that athletes are faced with today.
B.A in Business- Ferris State University,
M.S.A. in General Administration - Central Michigan University Licenses: Life, Series 6 and 63, Indexed and Fixed Annuities, Health, Long Term Care, Mortgages, Principal Licensed (26)
As an investment broker with the MTC Sports Family, Monta Ware is meticulous in formulating investment, insurance, and debt elimination plans for individuals, families, and small businesses. Monta is detailed and resourceful in developing plans that provide confidence in your path to wealth building and financial freedom.
Monta understands that most people do not plan to fail—they simply fail to plan. She is a firm believer that educating while assisting her clients creates long term success in their goals. Monta has maintained this mindset in her exceptional 27 year service record in the financial industry. As a Regional Vice President, she possesses the experience and leadership to propose the right strategies and solutions to help prepare for life changes as they develop.
As a high school and college hall of fame athlete, Monta understands the importance of maneuvering through the many new experiences that athletes will encounter. She is always open to discuss financial literacy and its impact in your journey with MTC Sports and beyond.