Stephen served four years in the Marine Corps, including a deployment to Jordan, Djibouti, Israel, UAE, the Philippines, Bahrain and Singapore. After transitioning out of the military in 2015 at the rank of Sergeant, he helped run a Silicon Valley based national veterans employment program, where he also works in cyber-security sales and consulting. Stephen was accepted to Dartmouth College and awarded the Posse Foundation veterans scholarship. He plans on studying political science and economics and is a product of S2S. He looks forward to helping other veterans achieve their educational goals, especially those with a disadvantaged past and gaps in education.