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Every Athlete Signed To Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, Ranked

List RulesVote up the most talented athletes signed to Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports agency

Every athlete signed to Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports has had a hand in helping the hip-hop mogul establish his sports agency as a premier destination for both established and up-and-coming athletes. Star athletes across basketball, baseball, and boxing like Kyrie Irving, Yoenis Cespedes, and Andre Ward have entrusted their careers to Jay-Z as Roc Nation Sports clients and they have been repaid with money and prestige. 

Jay-Z formed Roc Nation Sports in 2013 by an agreement with talent agency Creative Arts Agency, and the agency's first big move was to sign baseball star Robinson Cano. Among the other early top clients signed to Roc Nation were the NFL's Victor Cruz and Geno Smith and WNBA player Skylar Diggins-Smith.

So who are the best players signed to Roc Nation Sports? Which players will help define the Roc Nation Sports legacy in the coming years, and maybe more important to Jay-Z's bottom line, which athletes are likely to attract more talent to the Roc Nation Sports roster?

  • 1

    Marcus Rashford

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    Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2020

    Marcus Rashford (born 31 October 1997) is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team. ...more

  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2019

    Kevin De Bruyne (born 28 June 1991) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City and the Belgian national team. His playing style has  ...more
  • 3

    Lonzo Ball

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    Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2020

    Lonzo Anderson Ball (born October 27, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for one  ...more
  • 4

    Saquon Barkley

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    Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2018

    Saquon Barkley (born February 9, 1997) is an American football running back for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Penn State for three seasons,  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2019

    Kyrie Andrew Irving (; born March 23, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was named NBA Rookie of the Year after  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2018

    Romelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli (born 13 May 1993) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Chelsea and the Belgium national team. A Belgian international,  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2019

    Kevin Porter Jr. (born May 4, 2000) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the USC  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2017

    John Sherman "JuJu" Smith-Schuster (born November 22, 1996) is an American football wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at USC  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2013

    Skylar Kierra Diggins-Smith (born August 2, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Diggins was drafted  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2016

    Caris Coleman LeVert (born August 25, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2014

    Carsten Charles Sabathia Jr. (born July 21, 1980) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Cleveland Indians  ...more
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    Melvin Ingram

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    Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2016

    Melvin Ingram (born April 26, 1989) is an American football linebacker for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of South Carolina, and  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2013

    Robinson José Canó Mercedes (Spanish pronunciation: [ka'no]; born October 22, 1982) is a Dominican-American professional baseball second baseman for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB).  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2016

    Ronnie Stanley (born March 18, 1994) is an American football offensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Notre Dame. Stanley  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2018

    Jalen Anthony Rose (born January 30, 1973) is an American former professional basketball player, current sports analyst for ESPN, and cofounder of the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy. In college, he  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2014

    Ndamukong Suh ( in-DAH-mə-kin SOO, born January 6, 1987) is an American football defensive tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2018

    Jaire Zakar Alexander is an American football cornerback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Louisville, and was drafted by the Packers in  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2016

    Leonard Joseph Fournette III (born January 18, 1995) is an American football running back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at LSU, and  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2017

    Chris Boucher (born January 11, 1993) is a Saint Lucian-born Canadian professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2018

    Yannick Nicolas Ngakoue is an American football defensive end for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Maryland. As a true freshman at Maryland in  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2019

    Paul Jamaine "P. J." Washington Jr. (born August 23, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2015

    Todd Jerome Gurley II (born August 3, 1994) is an American football running back for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia where he earned  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2018

    Daniel Richard Green Jr. (born June 22, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2019

    Axel Laurent Angel Lambert Witsel (born 12 January 1989) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays for Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and the Belgian national team. Witsel broke into  ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2019

    Samuel Chimerenka Chukwueze (born 22 May 1999) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Villarreal CF and the Nigeria national team as a winger.  ...more