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Authentic, contagious and a breath of fresh air are three ways to experience a moment with Haley Hunt. As a singer, influencer and entrepreneur, the platforms of music, media, and merchandise are the ways she reaches her audience in the most spectacular ways.
Recently featured on Hip-Hop artist, Deraj’s song Wait On You, hitting top of the charts in the positive music realm.
She is the only unsigned artist to ever appear on EA’s NFL Madden video game
Ludacris chose a song Haley wrote for tennis star Serena Williams, as a tribute to Serena. Haley’s song was featured as the song for the Bank of the West Classic and Haley got to meet Serena as a part of the winning prize.
As a passionate and patriotic soul, she has sang the National Anthem at over 10 NFL games, 5 in the past couple of season. Her platform covers from injustice to honor, so this was a way she was able to represent both.
Earlier in her music career, Haley graced the stages singing in arenas, college campuses, churches, and conferences across the country with NFL MVP running back Shaun Alexander. In 2009 she wrote and produced a “theme” song “Serena” for tennis star Serena Williams which was featured at The Bank of The West Classic in San Jose, California. Haley sang background vocals for multiple artist’s including Lecrae, Group 1 Crew, and has been featured as a vocalist on #1 hit (Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Rhianna etc.) covers on video games including “Dance Dance Revolution” 2011, 2012, 2014, “Workout Now Hits” 2013, 2015, 2018 and still stands as the only unsigned artist to make a feature on “EA Sport’s Madden" video game with her song “Won’t Stop Running” (2007), with over 150k streams on Spotify. Haley’s made appearances singing the National Anthem at the White House (1999), NFL (Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2001, Seattle Seahawks 2002, Atlanta Falcons 2007, Jacksonville Jaguars 2006, ), NBA (Orlando Magic 2001, 2002, 2005) and NCAA (University of Alabama baseball 2007) games.
2011 Haley founded an inspirational t-shirt company called “i am mermaid”.
The tag line, “there are a million fish in the sea, but me, “i am mermaid”, the mission, to inspire women to embrace their uniqueness and true beauty. Her online community and e-commerce sold over $50k of product. She gave away product to women in need and young inspiring mermaids she would meet at her booth at farmers markets, art festivals and live events.
She is currently in charge of all merchandising for I AM ATHLETE podcast.
Haley's latest movement: She is the founder of The VERB Kind, a mentoring program that focuses on Florida’s at-risk youth who are currently incarcerated. Her team trains and inspires and invites the ‘every day citizen’ to become passionate mentors for the children inside the Juvenile detention centers. For more info go to www.theverbkind.com
With a heart for young women, Haley founded a mentoring website “Mrs. Sonshine” in 2009 with 5 teen girls and has grew into a community of young women well over 500. The purpose of Mrs. Sonshine is to teach young women leadership skills, and inspire them to give back with their time and match them with young women to influence and mentor. She hosted a monthly “INSPIRE” column in a local Birmingham newspaper (Birmingham AL), www.tidefans.com (over a million hits per day), and was featured in Family Life Magazine and Buttermilk Lipstick (former Southern Living) highlighting Mrs. Sonshine.
2017 Haley spent her year as a national speaker, touring with multiple artists ( Flame, Propaganda, King’s Kaleidoscope, etc.), and organizations (Save The Storks, The Gathering Place etc.) speaking in 14 states from Washington D.C. to Seattle, Washington which put her in front of more than 10,000 people.
Haley shares her story of redemption across the country.
You can watch her story here.
January 23, 2018, Haley was the featured guest on the Eric Metaxas national radio show in New York City. It broadcasts to public radio, his website and podcast.
In 2011 Haley started a Youtube series that taught viewers (mainly women) the X’s and O’s in the game of football, including vocabulary, and team rivalries etc. She highlights NFL players, and celebrity friends like comedian Anjelah Johnson.
Haley also uses her childhood and love for the game of FOOTBALL to inspire women through the X's & O's of the game. You can find more @ www.jerseysandheels.com
In 2017 she launched the start of JNH Media, a multi-platform media company that includes a tv show and podcast, Jerseys And Heels. The brand promise is to “bring women into the game” . JNH is bridging the gap between the fan and the player/celebrity by engaging with these larger than life men in offputting situations (ie. Cooking, horseback riding, shopping etc.) in a setting off the field and getting to know them and the woman in their life a little bit more. Jerseys and Heels, “because they are more than jerseys and we are more than heels”. Through this platform, Haley hopes to bring unity and inspiration to her audience.
April 6th, 2018
Just happens to be on the SAME day, Haley was featured on two songs released on iTunes, Spotify, EDM DJ playlists and radio.
The Homecoming Queen from Orlando, FL was born in Alexander City, Alabama, and raised in the ’Sunshine State’. With dreams of music and sports broadcasting Haley studied journalism at a local college in her hometown.
2007 with a music video and small EP, Universal Records called with a plan to meet her.
Daughter of an Alabama National Champion and football coach Morris Hunt, and former NFL wife, Haley has grown up in and around the life of football, and been involved in organizations such as PAO (Professional Athletes Outreach), FCA Fellowship Of Christian Athletes, Campus Crusade, etc.
From Mary Poppins to Mrs. Sonshine, Haley Hunt is an entrepreneur that hopes to make an impact on her generation through her gifts and talents.