In today's ever evolving sports and fitness industry an athlete must not only be athletically inclined but be the epitome of all brands. Enter Steven Benedict, as he trains in preparation to do what has been seen as impossible for the past 38 years, he only sees possible. Guided by his world renoun coaches and doctors he carries a torch of hope as he lends his athletic prowess and impact-full expertise to global brands all while training as a world class athlete.
Off the track Steven extends his reach and is making an impact in the fitness world being published in over 30 magazines writing, interviews and features on him and inside looks at his training.
Non-profits and corporate brands seek him out to speak and host events for his motivational words bringing hope to the masses through his overcoming of life's toughest circumstances. His passion thrives not only as an athlete but also an ambassador of living to the fullest and bringing others to their max potential.
You've seen him in national athlete commercials, print ads and now films to come.
His knowledge, passion and elite talent make him the ideal face for taking your brand to the next level. He excels at major media opportunities, conferences, trade shows and customer engagement. "There is no tomorrow only what we make of today!"
Keynote Speaking Engagements
Boo2Bullying, Schools against bullying week (Special Guest Athlete Speaker)
M&J Helping Hands Inc. , Empower Me Gala (Keynote Speaker)
San Bernardino County Children's Services, Sports Faire A (Keynote Speaker)
American Red Cross Prepare for greatness (Keynote Speaker)
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals' Storybook Suite (Athlete Ambassador)
Awards and Recognition
• Invite to train at Olympic Training Center Chula Vista Cal • Mt. Sac Relays Elite Invite • Adidas Invite • Millrose Games • U.S.Open Sprint Med Invite • Ranked 20th at Nationals in the 200m • Adidas Classic Diamond League 4x400m meet record • Ranked 9th at National meet in San Fran in the 200m • Ranked 18th at Nationals in the 200m • Reebok Classic Invite • Set a new meet record at Monmouth Invitational • Olympic Trials Qualifier • Penn Relays Champion 4x100m • Mid Atlantic Champion 200m • Metropolitan 200m Champion indoors • Nike Sponsored Athlete • Competed at the New Balance National College Meet • Indoor Conference Championship 2nd place in 200m • Ran on the Club Nationals sprint relay team that set a new meet record
• FitnessRX Magazine January • Men's Health Magazine March • Men's Fitness Magazine March • GQ Magazine May • Men's Health Magazine Sept. • Details Magazine June • Maximum Fitness Magazine May • Maximum Fitness Magazine July • Espn U Magazine November • Men's Exercise Magazine May
Charity events hosted by Tracy Evans (Olympian) gathering other athletes of olympic and elite level all to impact children of Rwanda throught the platform of sport.
Fox 11 Adoption Special
Christine Devine's one hour special on adoption and foster care. Steven opens the doors to his personal experiences. Lending insight to those wanting to foster, adopt as well as those kids waiting to be adopted.
Boo2Bullying , Schools against bullying week
Specail apearance at a Santa Monica school of the arts. Spoke on bullying in schools and how to overcome the challenges of being picked on taking a stand against it.
M&J Helping Hands Inc. (Empower Me Gala)
Keynote Speaker at the Empower Me Gala for children fighting disease. Impacted and interacted with a crowd of 300 mix of adults and kids. Spoke how we empower ourselves those around us to be better through our daily actions and beliefs.
San Bernardino County Children's Services, Sports Faire
I had the pleasure of being the Keynote speaker in this events 9th year of being conducted. Impacting over 600 foster children, parents and coaches of how I'm just like them as I was a foster child but that was not my life sentence in fact a characteristic that made me unique.
American Red Cross Prepare for greatness
I was the keynote speaker at the american red cross event for foster children who had reached the maxium limit in the foster care system. I spoke to them on preparation, diligence and values in fostering thier success of the future. Also explaining that thier current situation is not thier end circumstance but a stepping stone to thier greatest days ahead.
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals' Storybook Suite
Jennifer Lopez has joined Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals as an official spokesperson to encourage supporters to “Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are.” The actress and singer is the latest celebrity to join Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ efforts to raise funds and awareness for 170 member children’s hospitals across North America. Lopez, an actress, singer, American Idol judge and mother of twins, is a longtime supporter of children’s hospitals through her Lopez Family Foundation. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals announced this past Friday that Jennifer Lopez will be appearing in print, television and radio ads, including commercials airing during the season’s final episodes of Fox’s American Idol, to bring attention to how donations to children’s hospitals provide lifesaving care that isn’t covered by government programs or insurance.
World of Wonder Productions Holiday Gala
Private intataion held at Universal Studios. Red carpet apearance and interview with ESPN and othere major media outlets.
Day 3…Reebok Hero Commercial
Final day of shooting with a great cast and being one of the main athletes along side UFC champion Jonny Bones Jones! Stayed tuned for its epic release nationally.
Day 2…Reebok Hero Commercial
Undisclosed locations of running on rooftops and stunt climbing ladders...
Day 1..Reebok Hero Commercial
Athlete Hero commercial as the main athlete running through the streets of DTLA...
"Pink Tie Affair"
Art show fundraiser benefiting breast cancer care & research
"Concept" at the Ace Musuem . An exclusive fashion showcase of highend designers and stylists .
Down time and Excepting media opportunities .
As this athlete has a month of down time and relative maintance work before he begins his preseason training with coaches at UCLA. Steven is currently accepting meetings and media opportunities to make an impact.
Athlete's Dedication…Motivation…Work Ethic.
Behind the scenes of a day in the life of a professional track athlete.
ESPN "Empower Hour"
ESPN's Kyle Brown caught me on the red carpet at an event for Bravo TVs producers event to empower others.
Reebok Zpump camapaign
Featured athlete for the new Zpump campaign.
2015 SPORTS FAIRE KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Speaking to over 600 young athletes in foster care programs and juvenile detention programs.