Ryen is from Hickory NC and trained with Crossroads Tennis for much of his junior career. Ryen acheived a ranking as high as #14 in the NC USTA rankings. Currently, Ryen is playing College Tennis at Catawba College in Salisbury NC. He is a junior studying Politics and Ecnomics/Finance. Ryen has been in the starting lineup all three seasons for the Catawba Indians. This past season he competed primarily at #3 spot in singles earning a 18-3 record and at the #1 spot in doubles earning a 14-7 record. Ryen earned All-SAC 2nd Team in singles and ALL-SAC Honorable Mention in doubles.