Newark-bred boxing phenom Shakur Stevenson makes Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list
by Brick City Live Staff/January 3, 2017 Featured image by Paul Chinnery
Forbes Magazine announced its annual lists of 30 movers and shakers under 30 years old, and Newark’s own Olympic boxing silver medalist Shakur Stevenson, 19, made the magazine’s sports list.
He is featured among well-known names of star athletes like the New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. and fellow Olympic medalist Simone Biles, and behind-the-scenes players in high places like sports arena management, fantasy sports and social media.
Shakur Stevenson was names to Forbes Magazine’s 30 under 30 list of top sports figures. Image source: forbes.com
Stevenson was honored in Newark in late August with a parade and City Hall ceremony, where he was given a key to the city. According to BoxingNews.com, he signed a management deal in December 2016 with James Prince, known in the industry as J. Prince. Prince is also Andre Ward’s current manager, and is Floyd Mayweather, Jr.’s former manager.
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