Rick YUNERICK YUNE’S ACHIEVEMENTS
In 1994, Mr. Yune graduated with honours from the Wharton School of Business and, after graduation, became a trader for the then newly-formed SAC Capital. After several years as a successful trader of equities and commodities, Mr. Yune became an investor in numerous ventures including Vault.com, the world’s largest career intelligence firm.
Mr. Yune then successfully transitioned from finance to the entertainment business. An actor, screenwriter, and producer, Mr. Yune has starred in such films as The Fast and the Furious, Die Another Day in the James Bond franchise and the recent Olympus Has Fallen.
Mr. Yune, is passionate about the development and advancement of social welfare programs across Developing populations and economies. As such, he is an active promoter and fundraiser in regions across Africa and South East Asia.
In his spare time, Mr. Yune is a University speaker and partakes in competitive sports. His years of training helped him qualify for the US Olympic trials in Tae Kwon Do and the Golden Gloves competition in boxing.
A FEW WORDS FOR THE FOUNDATION AS AN AMBASSADOR
Athletics shapes the lives of young people and helps prepare them with an understanding on how to face the challenges that life may offer. The Foundation’s initiatives and programs fully support all the values and opportunities of sport and it’s an honour to be one of its ambassadors.