Five Intriguing Facts About Shakur Stevenson

Shakur Stevenson will go up against Jamel Herring for his WBO junior lightweight title. Ahead of this title clash, here we take a look at five intriguing facts about Shakur Stevenson.

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Olympic Medalist

Stevenson represented the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics, where he won a silver medal in the bantamweight division.

Has Puerto Rican Roots

Stevenson's biological father is of Puerto Rican descent.

Raised By His Step Father

Stevenson's biological father was not a part of his life. Instead, he was raised by his mother, Malikah Stevenson, and his stepfather Shahid Guyton. 

Inspired By Andre Ward

Stevenson is inspired by the former undefeated two-division world champion Andre Ward.

Started Early

Stevenson took up boxing at age five under his grandfather Wali Moses.

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