Maya McClendon is a mental health and sustainability advocate based in Louisville, Kentucky. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, she was a standout student-athlete at the University of Louisville and Arizona State University. She studied Premedicine-psychology and graduated in 2017 before working at the University of Louisville Hospital and shadowing various specialties within the medical field. In January 2019, Maya founded the Sports Metaphor, LCC and participated in speaking engagements for the PAC12, the Green Sports Alliance, as well as various youth programs about holistic heath and wellness related to sports. In 2021, she founded Timeout Software Inc a digital health and wellness platform for athletes and sports organizations.
I think this is something other mental health apps aren't covering. I got a call one day, horrible news that one of my teammates died by suicide, and that really changed my life.12 January 2022