Born and raised in Detroit, Mich., Allen moved to Chicago to pursue a M.A. in sports journalism at DePaul University. He's an aspiring sports anchor/reporter, TV commentator, radio host and sportswriter. Tune into his radio show every Saturday from 1-3 PM on radio.depaul.edu. Or, you can tune in on iHeart radio -- search "Radio DePaul."
Allen is a huge basketball fan and the Los Angeles Lakers are his favorite squad. He thinks Kobe Bryant is the second greatest basketball player of all time.
Basketball is his favorite sport. One of his favorite sports moments was when Allen "The Answer" Iverson shook ya' AIRNESS himself -- Michael Jordan -- out of his shoes in his rookie season.