January 5, 2017
University of Kansas graduate Austin Barone gives a presentation about Just Play Sports Solutions, a business he co-founded while an undergraduate student at KU. He is pictured at a PIpeline Entrepreneurs event in January 2016.
A year ago Austin Barone was catching his breath after a 21-hour semester, his last at the University of Kansas. Heading into this year’s industry sales season — Barone leaves Friday for the American Football Coaches Association convention — Just Play Sports Solutions has clients nationwide from high school to at least one pro team, a board of directors with semi-celebrity names, and an optimistic outlook.