Senior Counselor, Student Athlete Dev & Leadership
UEAS | Student Disability Support
BS Business Administration, American University MS Marketing, American University MS Sports Analytics and Management, American University
YY Yiljep is a triple eagle and works in the Student-Athlete Support Program (SASP). He joined AU in November of 2021 and provides academic support to the Men’s Basketball and Women's Lacrosse varsity teams. Additionally, Yiljep is an AUx instructor and oversees the Stephanie M. Bennett-Smith’s Life Skills & Leadership Academy for AU student-athletes.
Prior to AU, YY served in two roles at Marymount University in the 2020-2021 academic year. As the Case Manager, YY provided resources and solutions to the students’ wellness needs. As the Manager of Wellness, Prevention and Education, he designed programs and initiatives to provide holistic support for students.
Prior to Marymount University, YY earned his M.S. in Sports Analytics and Management in 2020 and M.S. in Marketing in 2019 from AU. Yiljep earned his B.S. in Business Administration in 2017 from AU and also competed on the Men’s Basketball team from 2013-2020.