Nico Bolden became a chapter leader at Kent State in 2021 and serves as the Vice President. He has assisted in landing NFL prospects to be part of Reps For Rare Diseases and helped oversee the Golden Flashes Lift For Life in 2021. Nico attended the Leadership Development Conference in 2021 and 2022 and was part of the Young Investigator Draft celebration earlier this year to help ensure the Golden Flashes football program is using their platform as college student athletes to serve and inspire hope in the Rare Disease Community.
A graduate student transfer from the University of New Mexico, Bolden saw his first action for Kent State in 2021 and had his most productive collegiate season. He appeared in 12 games, making six starts at safety. Nico finished with 85 total tackles, a couple of interceptions, a pair of forced fumbles and a fumble recovery