Huge Congrats to Ivy Awino—better known as Poizon Ivy. She has made a career of being a DJ and she knows basketball. Her background includes working as a ball kid at the American Airlines Center in her teens, then became the Team DJ for the Dallas Wings, toured with WNBA – she earned her spot with the Dallas Mavericks.
“My first career goal was to become the first female commissioner of the NBA,” Awino says. “I’d been around the game for so long. I was writing papers about the life of a female executive in the NBA.”
Ivy Awino’s first game with the team is Oct. 3 at American Airlines Center, when the Mavs play Charlotte. READ MORE: Here
Awino is the first woman hired as the Mavericks’ resident DJ. (Detroit Pistons hired first NBA team with a female DJ in 2014)