Los Angeles, California, United States
Ben Stephens is a proud native of Washington DC, He attended Archibishop Carroll High School where he was a major part of the schools championship basketball team that included Big East leading scorer Lawrence Moton from Syracuse University. After graduating from Carroll High, Ben attended Shepherd University where he was a four year starter. At Shepherd, Ben set many school records and was named 1st Team All-Conference his Junior and Senior years. During his senior tenure at Shepherd, Ben was name conference tournament MVP and NCAA II Honorable Mention All-American.
Ben graduated from Shepherd University with a BS Degree. He later travel oversees to play against the Greece, Yugoslavia and Germany national teams with established NBA stars such as Milt Wagner [Los Angeles Lakers], Stacy King [Chicago Bulls] and Jaron Jackson [San Antonio spurs]. Ben traveled to Los Angeles to play in the Pro AM where he discovered the entertainment industry.
Ben started his entertainment career as a Production Assistant on "Combat Mission" which was a show produced by reality king Mark Burnett. Still as a PA Ben decided to created and produce his own reality series titled "Who's Got Game" which starred NBA legend Magic Johnson for MTV Networks.
Ben stephens is currently the Founder/President of a new basketball project call the Blacktop Battle Pro Serie
® which is called by many the UFC of street basketball. Blacktop Battles is where the top streetball athletes in the world compete full-court [45x60 court size] head-to-head in the toughest 1on1 competition ever!