Project Hoops was founded by Rodney Odom. Rodney passed away in 2008, but his legacy lives on through Project Hoops basketball organization.
Rodney was an All-State standout at Kingwood High School. He went on to play college ball at UCLA, San Jac and University of North Carolina at Charlotte. While in college he made several NCAA Tournament appearances. He then went on to play professionally overseas for nine years before retiring and coming back home to Kingwood to bring his exceptional love of the game back to Kingwood to coach kids of all ages.