Livis Freeman graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1999 with a Degree in Psychology. While at UNC he was heavily involved in the community. He participated in the Campus Big Buddy and Habitat-4-Humanity programs. He participated in a Habitat Spring Break trip to Miami, FL during his junior year and led a Habitat Spring Break trip to Orlando, FL during his senior year.
Livis started a Public and Community Relations company called 4ourFans, Inc. in 2001 to help professional athletes create their charitable identities, improve their image/marketability and give back to their communities and fans. In his 15 years of operating 4ourFans, Livis has worked with sports starts such as Jerry Stackhouse (NBA), Antawn Jamison (NBA), Juwan Howard (NBA), Brendan Haywood (NBA), Jarvis Hayes (NBA), Erick Dampier (NBA), TJ Ford (NBA), Kris Jenkins (NFL), Quentin Groves (NFL), Chansi Stuckey (NFL), Leroy Hill (PGA), James Butler (NFL), Tim Clark (PGA), Charles Howell III (PGA) and former two-time heavyweight boxing champion Riddick Bowe.
Through 4ourFans, Livis has provided an internship program that has given over 50 students around the country the chance to get valuable experience in Public and Community Relations.
Livis currently serves on the board of directors for UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Social Work and also the national board of directors for Camp Corral. Livis’ most passionate community endeavor has been his role on the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill’s Board of Directors. He’s been involved with RMH-Chapel Hill for over 12 years and served in various roles including President, Vice-President, Secretary and Advisor.
Livis has been recognized by the Triangle Business Journal as a recipient of their 2007 40 Under 40 Leadership Awards. He was also recognized by WCHL with a Carolina Pride “Hometown Heroes Award.”
In addition to running 4ourFans, Inc., Livis is also a Professor of the Practice at the MJ-school, where he teaches courses in Public Relations Case Studies, Public Relations Campaigns and Current Issues in Mass Communication.