Nikki Golston

  • B.A. in Psychology, Columbia College (SC)golston
  • M.Ed. in Higher Education, Columbia College (SC)


Nikki Golston joined the University of Memphis staff in March of 2016 to serve as the Athletics Learning Specialist and Mentor Coordinator in the Center for Athletic Academic Services (CAAS). Prior to joining the CAAS staff, Nikki was the football Learning Specialist/ Mentor Coordinator intern at the University of Miami (Coral Gables). While obtaining her master's degree at Columbia College, Nikki was the Graduate Assistant Volleyball Coach for the fighting koalas as well. At the University of South Carolina (Columbia), Nikki served as an Academic Mentor for the women's track team. She also had the privilege to coach volleyball and basketball alongside her mother for four years in the school district five of Lexington and Richland Counties.
She is originally from West Columbia, South Carolina, and enjoys shopping, watching all sporting events and spending time with her family but especially her nephew Jalani and niece Aubrye.

Favorite Quote: "But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him."
Jeremiah 17:7