As an adjunct professor in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, Adams Fox teaches students how to go from passionate dreamer to innovative strategist. She’s determined to help students find their own brand of success.
“It’s not enough to have a great idea,” says Adams Fox. “You have to execute it better than anyone else out there. You have to show people how to look at something in an entirely new way.”
That’s what sets you apart in this world. According to Adams Fox, you can’t wait for a big break. You have to go out and make it happen yourself. Two days after graduation, she bought a one-way ticket to Chicago—determined to use a magazine publishing internship as a launchpad for one great, big career. She did. She’s worked for Fortune 500 companies, MTV, and Motown Records. And handled press and marketing for celebrities like Nick Cannon, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, Akon, Swizz Beatz, Wu-Tang Clan, Kat Deluna, and Q-Tip.