Steven Jr., the youngest son of the current AEW star, also opted to play football instead of wrestling. Steven Jr. played hard for the University of Kentucky and later tried out for the Kansas City Chiefs, eventually passing on signing a second-generation athlete. The Kansas City star asked Steven Jr about the time he grew up around his father’s fameAnd he admitted that people often asked about it.
“It never bothered me,” Steven Jr. told the newspaper. “It’s really been one of those things that’s pushed me all my life. You see what your dad did, you wanna beat him.”
In fact, Steven Jr. told The Kansas City Star that his father was supportive of his decision to strike on his own. Steven Jr. said, “He always inspired me to do what I want to do, make a name for myself outside of what he’s done.” “So that’s been the goal of my whole life, not to really follow in his footsteps, but to make a name for himself… He wasn’t really one of those fathers who wanted to push his son into his deal. “