Yanni Hufnagel

Yanni Hufnagel

Yanni Hufnagel is the Founder & CEO of Lemon Perfect
General Business • Product
Los Angeles, US
  • Basketball
  • Beverage
  • Beverage Industry
  • Beverage Marketing
  • Coaching
  • Distribution
  • Drinks & Beverages
  • Growth
  • Marketing Effectiveness
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Organic
  • Product Development
  • Product Launch
  • Product Management
  • Scalability
  • Sports Nutrition
Lemon Perfect

CEO @Lemon Perfect • Employee

Jan '17 - Present (3 years 9 months)

University of Nevada Reno

Assistant Coach @University of Nevada Reno

Apr '16 - Apr '17 (1 year)

University of California - Berkeley

Assistant Coach @University of California - Berkeley

May '14 - Mar '15 (10 months)

Vanderbilt University

Assistant Coach @Vanderbilt University

May '13 - Apr '14 (11 months)

Harvard University

Assistant Coach @Harvard University

Devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research

Jun '09 - May '13 (3 years 11 months)

Amazing things Yanni's made
Yanni Hufnagel is the Founder and CEO of Lemon Perfect, a scalable lemon water beverage sold as an alternative to traditional sports drinks. Yanni started Lemon Perfect in 2017 with a strong team of excited investors. His passion and drive took the company from a small, local SoCal business to a national brand that was named BevNET's “Best New Product” in 2019.

Yanni Hufnagel started his career in college basketball. He interned with the Brooklyn Nets before becoming Assistant Coach at Harvard in 2009. In 2013, he changed to be Assistant Coach with Vanderbilt University. He then moved to UC Berkeley for two years before taking a position as Assistant Coach at the University of Nevada, Reno. In the decade he spent coaching basketball, Yanni and his teams qualified for the NCAA Tournament six times.
University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma

Master of Adult and Higher Education Graduated 2010

Cornell University

Cornell University

BS of Industrial and labor Relations Sep 2004 - May 2006