Steven was born and raised in Newark, NJ. His love for the arts began at the early age of four. After graduating from Essex Catholic High School(East Orange,NJ), he furthered his education at Wagner College(Staten Island, NY) as a Theater Arts Major and recipient of the Alumni Theater Scholarship. Since then, Steven has performed in a host of theatrical productions and films. Including work on ABC's "Ugly Betty" ,Paramount Pictures’ “Down to Earth”. Urban Room Films’“My Big Break”(2013), "Entertainment"(2015) and "Footprints: The Trilogy"(2013), Wishing Well Productions' "The Challenger"(2014-Michael Clarke Duncan's last film). Steven's most recent work are 15L Productions "The Rhythm In Blue"(2017), SLI Entertainment's "Stanhope"(2016) and Boxed Out Productions "Mars & Venus: Operation Equilibrium"(2016).
Steven is no stranger to the world of directing. His interest was first sparked when several directors,while acting in their projects, began to notice Steven's keen attention to detail and how his passion for the procees of the art stood out amongst his peers. They began asking for his insight . These opportunities encouraged and motivated him to add one more talent to his roster. His Directorial debut was in Nov 2012 when he directed "I Love You Bunches" a Shashone Lambert Stage Play for Manhattan Repertory Theater's Hurricane Sandy Relief Benefit : A Night of Short Plays and Theatrical Readings. Since then, Steven has directed, not only stage productions, but a web series and a film!! His ultimate objective in directing is to assure that the writer's vision becomes a well executed creation of art. Being an actor first, allows him the opportunity to direct from the inside out. His passion for the work and ability to speak an actors language makes him not only an actors director, but a great director. Steven believes that the beauty of the story lies in the performance quality of the dialogue provided.
Steven is the Founder/CEO of STRICKLY HOSTING: Event Hosting At Its BEST! As a charismatic Master of Ceremonies, specializing in all types of events from A to Z, Steven's professionalism, humor, wit and ability to entertain while facilitating, makes him stand out as a Master of Ceremonies.
Steven’s phenomenal ability to captivate and mesmerize all audiences lets everyone know that he's one to watch out for. His Motto: "DO WHAT YOU LOVE. LOVE WHAT YOU DO!"