ABOUT IREN RAINEY
Iren Rainey is the President and a Player Development Specialist at Iren Rainey Basketball. Iren spent part of his adolescent years living in England where his mother served as an educator. During this time, he excelled at the game of basketball and at the young age of 13, he competed professionally against many of the (FIBA) professional men's basketball teams in various countries in Europe.
At the age of 14 Rainey achieved the "All Europe" honors and received the opportunity to attend the legendary 5 Star Basketball Camp in Pittsburgh. Here he made a significant name for himself after receiving, "Most Outstanding Player" award along with, now NBA superstar, LeBron James and former University of North Carolina PG Melvin Scott. Rainey was recruited to national basketball powerhouse, Oak Hill Academy where he played under legendary coach, Steve Smith. His team received a number 1 ranking nationally by ESPN and ended up winning the National Championship.
During his college years, Iren continued to excel as a student athlete, however ended up getting involved with the wrong group of people and making some undesirable choices, which resulted in a period of significant adversity in his life. It is during this time that Iren developed the mindset and foundation of what is now his successful “Iren Rainey System”, as he realized his calling in life was bigger than just playing the game of basketball. His mission for Iren Rainey Basketball is pushing athletes beyond expectations while consistently becoming the best versions of themselves
Today, Iren is sought out by NBA players, Pro Scouts, and numerous coaches ranging from Middle Schools through College for skill development , shooting mastery, scouting and mentoring. More than an intellectual, he defies the stereotypes and norms of society, lives a life dedicated to service predicated on integrity, and aims to help individuals transform the quality of their lives daily. Recognized globally as a motivational speaker, he has spoken to a wide range of audiences from NCAA basketball teams, Companies within corporate America and Schools. This has allowed him to make a significant impact on thousands of lives.