Meet The Team

KIMANI FFRIEND

FOUNDER AND PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Kimani Ffriend is the Co-founder, Program Director, and Youth Development Director for WeGo Sports Tours. He is a former professional basketball player who has had various stints in the NBA and some of the top professional clubs and leagues around the world.

A former Nebraska Cornhusker, he has many achievements and awards and ranks among the top 25 greatest players ever at UNL and one of the school’s greatest centers ever to wear the red and white. He also proudly represented and captained his home country of Jamaica at the national level, winning the prestigious Caribbean Basketball Championship and helped lead them to 3rd place at the Centrobasket Tournament in Puerto Rico.


He also worked for a few non-profit charitable foundations, including US Elite International Track and Field, Inc. (US Elite), and Ican Foundation. US Elite is a non-profit organization designed to provide mentorship, help college-bound student-athletes attain scholarship opportunities, and promote health and wellness. The mission of the Ican Foundation is to equip all Jamaicans with the resources, skills, and education needed to succeed in a competitive global society.


Ffriend’s vision of building youth development through sports is paramount to his success in uplifting young men and women.