About Victoria

Victoria is a former Division I and semi-pro volleyball player, TED Talk speaker, mental health and body-image advocate, podcast host, and self-love enthusiast deeply passionate about inspiring, supporting, and motivating people from all walks of life.

 

Despite walking-on to #1 ranked volleyball team in the nation at the University of Southern California, Victoria became a four-year starter. She won a Pac-12 championship, made two Elite Eight appearances, served two seasons as co-captain, and earned Pac-12 defensive player of the week honors. In 2018 as a senior, Victoria finished 1st in total digs for the entire Pac-12 conference, ending her career with the top 5 most digs in USC program history.

 

Victoria didn’t just leave a mark in the record books, during her sophomore year she began publicly advocating for student-athlete mental health. She delivered a TED Talk on mental health and body-image issues faced by student-athletes, which has since garnered over 230,000 views. Through her work advocating for mental health and body-image, Victoria has been featured in The Players’ Tribune, USA Today College, Popsugar magazine, and has amassed over 300,000 followers combined on her social media platforms where she’s known for her positive media campaign, #RealPost. 

 

Victoria’s infectious energy and passion for realness inspires, motivates, and empowers those around her to become their best selves.

Victoria's Previous Projects

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The Players' Tribune

Changing The Conversation Around What Makes a Body Beautiful: Co-Directed and Co-Produced by Victoria Garrick

September 27, 2018

Instagram Feature

The Pressure to be Perfect: Victoria teamed up with Instagram and the JED Foundation to launch their 2019 Mental Health Tool Kit

December 5, 2019

PAC-12 Feature

Victoria Garrick's USC Volleyball And Mental Health Story as covered by Pac-12 Network

November 8, 2018

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Good Sports Magazine

How I Learned To Love My Body As A Female Athlete, written by Victoria Garrick

February 1, 2017

POPSUGAR Feature

"USC Volleyball Star Talks Eating Disorders and Mental Health in Female Athletes"

March 27, 2018

©2019 by Victoria Garrick.