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Steven grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona and then in middle school moved to Cave Creek, Arizona. He graduated from Cactus Shadows High School as the student body president and an active member of the drama club (Troupe 5139).After graduating high school, he moved to New York City to attend the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts: The School for Film and Television, a two year conservatory for on-camera acting. While in school, he interned for CBS/ Paramount in their primetime scripted television casting department. He also worked at The Black Pearl, a seafood restaurant in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, which was featured on an episode of “Kitchen Nightmares.” Steven was also the only cast member from the original episode to be in the follow up episode that aired a year later.Steven ended up landing a job as the casting assistant at NBCUniversal for pilot season for four consecutive pilot seasons. There he worked on primetime scripted programming for tv from 2009 to 2012.

While in New York City, Steven wrote, directed and produced a play called “Carefree, A.Z.” (formerly “Lifelong Lie”) and wrote, directed and produced his first two films, A Fairy Tale and Welcome to New York. He stars in A Fairy Tale.

In 2011, Steven moved to Los Angeles. He has worked on shows such as “K.C. Undercover,” “Liv and Maddie”, “Shake it Up!”, “The Soul  Man”, “Hot in Cleveland”, “Heathers: The Musical” among many other projects.

During his time in LA, Steven produced “Grind” a short, musical film starring Anthony Rapp, Claire Coffee and Pasha Pellosie (shot in NYC), “Daddy” an indie feature starring Gerald McCullouch, Dan Via and Jaime Cepero, “Golden Boy” starring Mark Elias, Lex Medlin, Logan Fahey and Kimberly Westbrook, and a couple of shorts — “Narcissist,” “Carefree,” and “If You Could Only Be You.”

“I do it because I can; I can because I want to; I want to, because you said I couldn’t”

Steven is also an ordained minister.