Rodney Allen

Arlington, Texas, United States

As an SMWW Agent Advisor, Rodney Allen has successfully been mentored by Dr. Lynn Lashbrook & met all the requirements of becoming a SMWW Agent Advisor. This includes agent regulations and player association legalities, contract negotiation, endorsements, sponsorships, ethics, collective bargaining agreements, draft preparation, marketing and recruiting. Rodney is a well adept at preparing you for your sports career and has the ambition to attain the knowledge, skills, and experience needed for a successful professional athlete. He will do whatever possible to represent your interests and help you achieve your goals as not only a sports professional, but also your life after sports as well. Rodney takes a fully integrated approach to his clients’ wealth, personal life, career and post-career challenges with the goal to simplify and enhance your life. By serving as your primary contact for everything from financial advisory assistance to addressing your lifestyle needs as he works closely with the SMWW Team off the court, so you can focus on your career on the court.

A native of Dallas, Texas, Rodney attended H. Grady Spruce High School. Rodney holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Human Performance in Physical Education from Jarvis Christian College in Hawkins, Texas. He is also a graduate of the University of Prairie View A & M University with a Master’s Degree in Counseling  Education with a  concentration in Counseling-Cognitive Therapy. He currently  is working with the City of Dallas as a Dallas Police Officer and has been employed there for over 14 years. He has worked in the public sector as an intern counselor for several elementary schools in Dallas, as well as several outreach homeless shelters. He is an active member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. where he serves on the Nomination Committee and participates in social and community service projects. He also is an active member at Inspiring Body Of Christ Church, where he enjoys volunteer work with the homeless and elderly, family time, and reading. Rodney is focused on improving the lives of others, regardless of their history or past situations. Every person has the opportunity to improve their situation and live a healthy life that can be Blessed by God. He enjoys defying the odds, and will always treat his clients like family. Rodney is focused on being a partner throughout his clients careers, and assisting them in building a successful life after their sport. He also uses strategies that fit the client to create a business and financial plan to help them secure their future.