Justin Allen

BOWIE, Maryland, United States

jallen@SMWW.com


Justin Allen joins the Sport Management Worldwide Team as an Agent Advisor under the mentorship of NFL agent, Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, and NBA agent Joel Corry. He has met all the requirements of the SMWW Athlete Management course upon graduating in June 2020.

Justin received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration in 2008 from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in Management. During college, he was a four-year standout on Cheyney’s football team in addition to being one of the top-ranked NCAA Division II linebackers in the country. Justin was also named All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) two years in a row, receiving second-team honors as a junior, and earned a spot on the first team in his senior season.

Justin also excelled in college outside of playing football. He was an honor roll student and the Vice President of the Fellowship of Christian Athletics. His desire to inspire the youth-led him to become a recognized motivational speaker for local high school students.

After a stellar collegiate career, Justin had the opportunity of working out for several NFL teams, but his journey instead propelled him to become a business owner. In 2008-09 he came back to Cheyney as an assistant coach and head strength and conditioning coach on the Cheyney football staff. Justin also spent a brief time coaching as an assistant and linebackers’ coach at his alma mater Westlake High School in Waldorf, Maryland.

Justin has been a successful entrepreneur for well over a decade and owns several companies in Washington D.C. Metropolitan area. After launching his athletic clothing line called “DA Method Apparel” in December 2019, Justin believes the time has come to combine his love for sports and business and pursue his sports agency career. Over the years Justin has developed pertinent and valuable relationships from being an athlete and a coach, which will play a huge role in his ability to network in the sports industry while assisting his clients with their professional careers.

Justin possesses creativity, dedication, a vigorous work ethic, knowledge of the industry, and the willingness to overcome adversity, which are important qualities of a sports agent. While these traits are admirable, Justin prides himself the most on his ability to relate to his clients. He can always find a piece of his journey within his clients which is one of his motivating factors to ensure his clients succeed. As a family man first, it is important for Justin to build long-lasting relationships and partnerships with his clients, and their families.

Justin has a proven track record that reflects his knowledge in agent regulations, player association legalities, contract negotiation, endorsements, sponsorships, ethics, collective bargaining agreements, draft preparation, marketing, and recruiting. Justin’s mission is to simply assist athletes to accomplish their dreams of playing professional sports, as well as helping them build a sustainable lifestyle after sports. As an entrepreneur, Justin is indeed familiar with early mornings, late nights, long hours, and working endlessly until the deal is done. He intends to apply the same dedication and more for his clients.