Maker, originally from South Sudan had emigrated to Australia when he was eight with his family; before moving to the U.S. as a teen to play high school basketball. Eventually relocating to Moco, Ontario where he finished his high school career playing for Athlete Institute (A.I.). After completing a fifth year at A.I., hr declared for the 2016 NBA Draft. Thon was drafted 10th overall by the Milwaukee Bucks. Thon is currently starting for the Bucks who are one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference.
4YallENT is the comedic duo Jae and Trey Richards, who are brothers and content creators from Brampton, ON. In April of 2011, they had a vision: to create urban comedic content through skits, vlogs, and group chats. Since joining YouTube they have created 6 active channels – growing their audience to over 600,000 subscribers with over 71 million views. Through their YouTube channels, they have expanded their platform and have gained large followings on Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat. As a result, they have become one of the most popular Canadian YouTube entertainment groups and have been awarded a coveted position as MUCH Music creators.
Dillon Brooks is a Canadian basketball player who plays for the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA - drafted in 2017, and tallied 19 Points in his first ever NBA game vs the New Orleans Pelicans. He previously played for the University of Oregon making a final four run in his final season. He is also a member of the Canadian national team.
Juwan Brescacin is a wide receiver for the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL, he was drafted 15th overall in the 2016 Draft going on to play 7 games including the Western final and the Grey Cup with 4 catches and 51 yards. Juwan a native of Mississauga, ON will be a starter for the Calgary Stampeders next season following a tremendous rookie year and his college seasons totaling 99 career receptions for 1,465 yards and 13 touchdowns for Northern Illinois University of the NCAA.
Khem Birch, a Montreal native, is a current player for the Orlando Magic and former Olympiacos of the Euro League. Khem played a year at University of Pittsburgh before transferring to UNLV for the remainder of his college eligibility. Birch is also a current member of the Canadian Men's National Team.
Steven Van is a 16-year old filmmaker, photographer, and graphic designer. In 2015, he started to upload original content on YouTube. He currently has a rapidly growing YouTube channel of more than 85,000 subscribers and 9,000,000 total views. His channel is one of the fastest growing channels in both the technology and tutorial category of YouTube. He loves creating anything visual, whether that is in the form of a video, graphic, photo, or something else.
Matthew Benin is 6’1” 185lbs, from Scarborough, Toronto. He grew up under heavy Chinese and West African influence mixed in with Canadian culture. He is currently a professional baseball player in France (French Elite Division). He also do freelance modeling and have done various projects and gigs for different brands over the past couple years. I recently attended Otero Junior College in Colorado (NJCAA D1 baseball scholarship) and Liberty University in Virginia (NCAA D1). He was also an OFSAA silver medalist in javelin in high school.
His main vision is to stand out from all others via his ethnic diversity, unique demeanor and look, culmination of skills and experience both internationally and in life (languages, education, sport, fashion/modeling). He plans to stand out by continuing to move up in the professional sports world in hope to reach the highest level in baseball (MLB). With this he wants to broaden his assets and also excel in the fashion/modeling industry.