Early Life & Education
Adkinson grew up in Culver City, California and attended Mater Dei High School where he played baseball. Upon graduating in 2013, he attended San Diego State University where he was an outfielder on the baseball team; he was coached by baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn.
On March 30, 2018, he announced his retirement from baseball to pursue opportunities in the fintech and venture capital industries.
Disillusioned with baseball, Adkinson retired from professional baseball at the age of 22 to start a crypto hedge fund. He launched BlockTerra Capital in 2018, which he has claimed to be the first crypto hedge fund to focus exclusively on athletes. Along with working with accredited investors and family offices, BlockTerra also has professional athletes as their clientele including Tony Gwynn Jr. and Joe Kelly; Kelly was his first client.  
As of April 2018, he has around 30 clients, most of whom are professional baseball and football players.