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Removing the Mask and Uncovering Your Greatness with Rennie Curran
Episode 183rd February 2021 • Life Beyond the Game • Joe Hawley
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This week we have Rennie Curran on the show!

Rennie Curran is a former professional athlete who currently serves as an active Keynote Speaker, Author, and CEO of Game Changer Coaching. Curran has a diverse background with humble beginnings. When Rennie began his football career, he was initially considered undersized according to various critics, but quickly silenced the doubters by exploding onto the field as a true freshman at the University of Georgia.

Rennie’s experiences of overcoming many circumstances to reach his childhood dream of becoming a 3-time All American, Butkus Award Finalist, permanent team Captain, a 3rd round draft pick in the 2010 NFL Draft (Tennessee Titans) and transitioning into becoming a successful entrepreneur have given him a unique perspective on what it takes to handle adversity and maximize opportunities while having a positive impact on others.

Rennie obtained a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business and a certification in personal development coaching from the Life Purpose Institute. He has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, Fox Sports, ESPN College GameDay, The Huffington Post, and many more.

In this episode, we discussed:

  • Rennie’s upbringing and how he found football
  • How delayed gratification helped Rennie progress through high school football
  • The recruiting process and Rennie’s journey at University of Georgia
  • The power of visualization and how it helped Rennie realize his dreams
  • The draft process and the transition into the NFL
  • Dealing with finances when you start making NFL money
  • How getting cut after his rookie season helped Rennie grow as an entrepreneur 
  • Rennie’s experience playing in the CFL 
  • Transitioning out of football and retelling the story of who you are
  • The value of doing self-inventory of your strengths
  • Translating your football mindset into your next endeavor 
  • How to connect with Rennie

Connect with Rennie

Instagram | @renniecurran

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Website | The Härt Collective

LinkedIn | Joe Hawley

Instagram | @joe.hawley



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