Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Sports List 2016 Includes Stephen Curry, Jose Aldo

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Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry

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Forbes just released its fifth annual “30 Under 30” list, which highlights today’s most important young entrepreneurs, creative leaders and brightest stars in several categories, including sports.

The 2016 sports class covers nearly every area of the spectrum. Some names are more recognizable than others, yet each selection has made a profound impact on the sports landscape over the last year.

Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry is among those featured on this year’s sports list. According to Forbes, Curry is “a winner in all aspects of life” who embodies the “cool, not mean” millennial mantra.

So, which other athletes, sports entrepreneurs and player agents landed on Forbes’ 2016 list? Funny you should ask. The complete list is below.

Stephen Curry, point guard, Golden State Warriors (27)
Sergio Aguero, striker, Manchester City soccer (27)
Jose Aldo, fighter, UFC (29)
Christine Baugh, Ph.D. candidate, Harvard University (28)
Jamie Benn, left wing, Dallas Stars (26)
Antonio Brown, wide receiver, Pittsburgh Steelers (27)
Madison Bumgarner, pitcher, San Francisco Giants (26)
Mark Burns, talent marketing executive, CSE (27)
Adrian Clark, owner, AC Sports Management, LLC (29)
Borna Coric, professional tennis player (19)
Mo’ne Davis, pitcher, Little League (14)
Jacob deGrom, pitcher, New York Mets (27)
Vicente Fernandez, co-founder, Sportsmanias (24)
Brian Heimerdinger, director of scouting, New York Jets (29)
Noel Hollingsworth, director of data, Second Spectrum (25)
Josh Kahn, senior creative producer, Chicago Bulls (28)
Allie LaForce, reporter, CBS Sports (27)
Katie Ledecky, swimmer (18)
Damian Lillard, point guard, Portland Trail Blazers (25)
Stephen Nelson, host, Bleacher Report (26)
Cam Newton, quarterback, Carolina Panthers (26)
Jasmine Ng, sports agent adviser, Next Level Combines (27)
Whitney Ping, director, U.S. Olympic Committee (29)
Tyler Seguin, center, Dallas Stars (23)
Ryan Sheckler, skateboarder (26)
Ashima Shiraishi, rock climbing (14)
Eric Waller, co-founder, SeatGeek (28)
Jordan Spieth, professional golfer (22)
Russell Westbrook, point guard, Oklahoma City Thunder (27)
Russell Wilson, quarterback, Seattle Seahawks (27)

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