Steven Strickland was born and raised in Newark, NJ. Steven started his career in the performing arts at the tender age of four in school, and church theater. Steven is an actor,director, & host(master of ceremonies)
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 background work on ABC's "Ugly Betty" and Paramount Pictures’ “Down to Earth”, Urban Room Films’“My Big Break”(2013), "Entertainment"(2013) and "Footprints"(2013), Wishing Well Productions' "The Challenger"(2013-Michael Clarke Duncan's last film)
Steven is also a former member of the three-time Stellar Award nominated Gospocentric recording artists Natalie Wilson and The Sounds of Praise(SOP) Chorale. Steven has worked with, and or shared the stage with Bishop Hezekiah Walker, Ricky Dillard, Kirk Franklin, 1NC, Trinity 5:7, Men Of Standard, Carl Thomas, Tony Terry, Rodney “Darckchild” Jerkins, Lashawn “Big Shiz” Daniels, Kim Burell, Kayla Parker,Tye Tribbett & G.A., and Donald Lawrence to name a few. Television appearances included BET, UPN, & FOX Sports Network. Steven is now working on his first solo project "Lifestyles"(working title).
Steven is the Founder/CEO of STRICKLY HOSTING: Event Hosting At Its BEST! Specializing in all types of events, Steven's professionalism 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 is an up and arriving star. His Motto: "DO WHAT YOU LOVE. LOVE WHAT YOU DO!"