|College:||East LA College|
EAST L.A. COLLEGE: Played two years at East L.A. under Head Coach James Hines Earned second-team All-South Coast Conference recognition as a first baseman after hitting .342 with 8 home runs and 42 RBI in 2007 Was named as a first-team all-conference outfielder as a freshman, hitting .341 (17th best average in league), with six home runs and 49 RBI for the Huskies Earned East L.A. Outstanding Academic Excellence honors in 2007 and Academic Achievement recognition in 2006.
MONROVIA HS: Played three varsity seasons at Monrovia High School under Coaches Brad Blackmoore and Dave Moore Hit .387 as a sophomore, .280 as a junior, and .443 as a senior Hit two home runs and collected 12 doubles as a senior en route to a first-team All-Rio Hondo League and first-team All-CIF selection for the Wildcats. Also played one season of varsity football.
PERSONAL: Born on March 29, 1987, in Los Angeles, Calif. Parents are John and Carolyn Stephens Full name is Eric Scott Stephens Has one older sister (Lauren) and one younger brother (Jeff) Major is kinesiology Models game after Eric Chavez of the Oakland Athletics Would like to see Mississippi State added to the Titans' schedule Hitting his first home run in high school which was a walk off is greatest sports thrill Favorites include: Dodgers (team) Mark Wahlberg, Brad Pitt, and Isla Fisher (actors), Snatch, Fight Club, and Wedding Crashers (movies), Incubus, Rise Against, and Rage against the Machine (musical artists).