John Patterson became a member of the Spartan Fund staff in August 2014. He will focus on engaging the Spartan family to create opportunities that will impact MSU student-athletes.
Prior to Michigan State, Patterson served as the Assistant Director of the National Commodore Club and Athletics Development at Vanderbilt University. Originally from Columbia, Tennessee, John graduated from the University of Memphis with a bachelor's degree in sports management and was a football student-athlete. John also holds a master's of business administration from Marshall University where he was a graduate assistant in the athletic department.
Patterson and his wife Jenny reside in Lansing.