Developed a passion for basketball at a young age, participating in youth leagues, travel teams, becoming a standout high school player, and eventually playing at the college level. He was then able to follow his passion for the sports as the Director of Basketball Operations for the Amar’e Stoudemire Enterprises. It was during this time that he realized he had been given the amazing opportunity to make a positive difference and help build the future of young athletes, both on and off the court. Through education and sports he has helped many young athletes secure college scholarships, and achieve levels of success that without his extra guidance would not have reached. He has created opportunities for youth through camps, tournaments, charity events, and numerous highly successful traveling basketball teams. Enriching the lives of youth and preparing them for success in sports and in life has become his personal mission, a mission in which he puts hard work and dedication into every day.