Name: Ray Hennagir
Sport: Wheelchair Rugby
Classification: 3.5
DOB: 7/25/1986
Birthplace: Fayetville, N.C.
Hometown: Deptford, N.J.
High School: Deptford Township High School (Deptford, N.J.)
College: University of Texas at Arlington
Team/Club: Dallas Wheelchair Mavericks
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2020); One-time Paralympic medalist (1 silver)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, silver
Personal: A combat engineer in the U.S. Marine Corps and was awarded the Purple Heart.…Served his country for six years before being wounded by an improvised explosive device on June 16, 2007 in Zaidon, Iraq which led to the amputation of both legs as well as four fingers on his left hand...A recreational therapist convinced Ray to try wheelchair basketball during his post-injury recovery process at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C...Once he tried his first Paralympic sport, he never looked back.