Finding both love and life in one’s profession is rare. It is not uncommon to hear that people would set aside their passions in favor of a lucrative career. On the other hand, some pursue their passion and end up sacrificing the opportunity to earn well. Choosing between the two is always a dilemma, and some opt to find a way to have both at the same time. This is how Jason Koonce, the principal owner of One Team International Agency, found both love and life in the sports card and memorabilia industry.
A self-made man, Jason Koonce earns six to seven digits a week through his childhood hobby. From buying and selling sports cards, he provides for his family’s needs while loving what he does for a living. He started exploring this business idea when he was young, transacting with his clients through the mail, sending the exact change in the mail for cards, and merely hoping that he wouldn’t be scammed. His courage and persistence to succeed in the field paved the way for his success, and now he has built a reputation as a well-known online novelty dealer.
Jason Koonce is a veteran in the industry, traveling worldwide for shows and events, attending the biggest sports card shows and auctions, and expanding his network. He has made connections not just with potential clients but also with celebrities and athletes whose images and signatures are highly valued. Highly valuing his relationships, he established his name and One Team International Agency’s reputation, creating long-lasting connections that led to the success of his business as a result.
His connections with card dealers, agents, actors, celebrities, and even musicians have allowed him to do both public and private signing with athletes. As his network expands and the industry evolves, his business continues to flourish. He also became the go-to guy for a number of things: rare cards, specific memorabilia pieces, or even connections to a celebrity or athlete. Anyone can get a particular card or athlete of their choice within forty-eight hours upon order. Clients name it, and then he gets it.
Despite his unrivaled expertise, which has been cultivated for over three decades, Jason seeks to provide the best service he and his company can offer to his clients. He continuously strives to stay on top of the sports card industry, expanding his connections more. Jason believes that their focus on connections between people makes OTIA different; they emphasize the success and unique position brought by the people forming the OTIA family.
Jason and the OTIA family await the growing number of collectors joining the industry. With the great opportunity to obtain both passion and income, millions of investors will flock to invest in sports cards. As a living legend, Jason awaits investors who are interested in being coached in making smart decisions about investments. He is fully ready to help people as they enter the industry, allowing individuals with the same interest to learn from his three-decades-long work experiences.
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