Source: Texas A&M University-San Antonio
What: A Texas A&M University-San Antonio alumnus will appear on the Season 13 finale of ABC’s hit show, Shark Tank. Shark Tank is a reality show where budding entrepreneurs get the chance to bring their dreams to fruition.
Who: Tony Adeniran, who earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from A&M-SA in 2010, is an entrepreneur, professional boxer, and Certified USA Boxing coach. He owns Black Stallion Boxing and is the creator of the Aqua Boxing Glove, which is his featured product pitch on the show.
When: Friday, May 20, 7 p.m. CST/8 p.m. EST
Where: ABC network’s Shark Tank reality show
Why: Born out of the pandemic and the changing way of life, Adeniran’s product, The Aqua Boxing Glove, is an affordable, no-impact, travel-friendly resistance boxing workout. It’s perfect for everyday fitness enthusiasts and seasoned fighters who need a seamless, yet dynamic mobile training tool. Tested by athletes of all levels, but created with the customer in mind.
How: The Aqua Boxing Glove alleviates restrictions of traditional boxing training. The water provides effective resistance training while alleviating the need for impact on a heavy bag. For travel, one can simply drain the gloves (approximately 1.5lbs each completely empty), throw them in a bag, and there are no limits to accessing workouts anywhere.
About Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Established as a stand-alone university in 2009, Texas A&M University-San Antonio is a comprehensive four-year public university that reflects the culturally diverse, heritage rich community it serves. Situated on nearly 700 acres in south San Antonio, the
University offers 33 undergraduate degrees and 16 graduate degrees to nearly 7,000 students. A&M-San Antonio is home to the Henry G. Cisneros Institute for Emerging Leaders and the Cyber Engineering Technology/Cyber Security Research Center. The University holds the Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation and is one of only 24 higher education institutions in the U.S. to have received the Seal of Excelencia certification from Excelencia in Education for its support of Latino student success. More than 75 percent of A&M-SA students identify as Hispanic, and 73 percent are the first in their family to attend college. A&M-San Antonio is a military-embracing institution; in 2020, Military Times ranked the University No. 35 in the nation for “Best for Vets: Colleges.” Visit tamusa.edu for more information. #onamission