|occupation||Author, Volleyball Player, Daughter of Ray Allen|
|education||Crestwood High School University of Oklahoma|
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Tierra Allen is an American author and volleyball player. She is well known as a daughter of Ray Allen. Her father, Ray Allen is a former professional basketball player, who played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Tierra Allen was born in Oklahoma City. She currently resides in Houston, TX. She is the daughter of Ray Allen and Rosalind Ramsey. Her father, Ray is a retired professional basketball player, who was a ten-time NBA All-Star, and an Olympic gold medal.
Tierra Allen has four siblings named Wynn Allen, Wynstan Ryan Allen, Walker Allen and Walter Ray Allen III. She spent her first three years of high school in South Carolina at Crestwood High School. Then, she shifted Wellesley High in Wellesley, Mass. She is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.
Tierra Allen earned Boston Globe Bay State All-Star honors in her final high school season. She also performed club volleyball for the Smash Club Team, providing four kills and six service points per game.
Tierra Allen's jumper is sufficient, but she gives most of her time in the paint, where she uses extraordinary power to dominate the glass. Her court vision is superb, and while she is technically a first, she has the feet of a boundary player and can guard pretty much every position.
"She's a very competing person," Ray Allen said of his daughter. "She really holds her position in volleyball. She's very powerful. In basketball, she's not a great shooter or dribbler but she can control underneath." Ray Allen, said Tierra would like to play both volleyball and basketball in college, as Ray's sister did.
"She can play at some of the best volleyball schools," Ray Allen said. "But I think she wants to do both, and that is a tough thing to do at a high, Division I school. It's a lot more demanding. She could apparently do both if she went to a mid-major school."
Ray said he isn't worried about Tierra, who has referred to 18 schools, according to her family, deciding on her next move.
"She's got a good head on her shoulders," Ray Allen said. "She can do her own thing. Hopefully, we've inspired the same values in her that my parents instilled in me."
Tierra prefers an aggressive demeanor to the court, which may stem from her playing days in South Carolina, where she tells the style of play differs from that in the Bay State.
A heart for social service, a patriot to her country, a love of God, and a passion for writing: Safe in His Arms" is the first of many novels from the emerging author.
Her book, "Safe in His Arms" is an entertaining tale of one couple's journey to have their heart's desire... each other. Based on the characters Tyran Brooks and Julian Carter, the novel details the joys, pains and struggles of life, love and "happily ever after." When Tyran and Julian decide to go "all or nothing," they learn it's not what you say and does that dispute a bond, but what you don't say and don't do that bite cracks in the hearts of the ones you love.
Currently, McMurry is single and not dating or having an affair with anyone. She is rather engaged in shaping and tuning her career into next level.
Being a star daughter, Tierra Allen is surely living a luxurious life. She is also a rising star and her father has won two NBA championship. His estimated net worth has $100 million and his an annual salary has $10 million.