JJ Eftink joined the development team in October of 2018. He impacts key efforts with the Mocs Club and C Club in the role of associate director.
 
Eftink comes to Chattanooga from his alma mater, the University of Mississippi. He joined the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation as a development assistant in 2015. A year later, he was promoted to assistant director, a position he held until landing in the Scenic City.
 
He got his start in collegiate athletics as a student manager with the Rebels men’s basketball program. Ole Miss won the 2013 SEC Championship during his time there and made two NCAA Tournament appearances (2013, 2015).
 
The Oxford, Miss., native completed his degree in Parks and Recreation Management in 2013. He minored in Therapeutic Recreation.