Bernard Oliver
Pronouns
He/Him
Year
2021
Chapter
Position
Owner, NerdAthlete Multimedia LLC.
Bernard Oliver is an entrepreneur, broadcast journalist, and champion amateur boxer. Bernard began boxing in high school as a way to improve his hand-eye coordination for football and to learn self-defense. His boxing cross-training quickly blossomed into a love for the sweet science of the sport. Bernard went on to attend the University of Arkansas where he participated in their boxing club activities and furthered his education. While in college, Bernard won the 2012 Mid-America Emmy award as a producer, in the student category, along with his Advanced Television classmates. He also placed second in the National Broadcast Society, South Central competition, again as a producer for a sports specialty show covering combat sports. Since joining the Straightright Boxing Team he has competed in numerous national competitions; winning his first National Title tournament as a novice at super heavyweight in 2015. He went on to lose 50lbs and drop to heavyweight. In 2018, he added his second state Golden Gloves Championship, his first regional Golden Gloves championship and his first Golden Gloves national berth all at heavyweight. 2018 also brought a USA ranking of number seven. 2019 and 2020 subsequently brought him two more state Golden Gloves championships. 2020 also saw Bernard found his very own multimedia company, NerdAthlete LLC., that specializes in bringing ideas to reality through all aspects of infographic design, videography and multimedia production. Bernard now runs operations and is the go-to for all client needs at Straightright Boxing & Fitness Springdale. Here he uses his leadership skills to pass on to the next generation and help change lives through fitness. His hobbies include visual artistry, watching many types of films and anime, console gaming and keeping physically fit. Bernard is particularly interested in comic books of all origins.