Stacey Ervin Jr. is a 27-year-old American wrestler and a former gymnast. He was born in Taylor, Michigan in the USA. Stacey Ervin Jr. has won 2 Consecutive Gymnastic championships for the University of Michigan.
His life has been kind of a complete roller coaster of a ride. From walking at a rec center to Quitting WWE-NXT at the age of 25, Stacey is still a Professional boxer & an online coach. His net worth is more than Half a Million USD.
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Stacey Ervin Jr Age, Height, Instagram, Wiki and Lesser known facts
Family & Early Life
Stacey Ervin Jr. was born on October 21, 1993, in Taylor, Michigan. He has one brother & 2 Sisters. His mother Stephanie Ervine was also a gymnast. He went for schooling at Taylor Truman High School. His mother recognized the athlete in Stacey at a very young age. She saw the spark in Stacey when he was running at a rec center.
Stacey Ervin Jr. then went to the University of Michigan. Stacey graduated from here in 2015. He got selected for the Men’s gymnastics team in the very first year. He was mesmerized by the environment at facilities for Gymnasts in Michigan. Unfortunately, he lost his mom just before his first outing at Gymnastics.
Stacey Ervin Jr. Gymnastics Glory
Stacey Ervin Jr. made his debut at gymnastics in his first year at University. His mother was the first one to see potential in him. However, she could not see her son debuting at Gymnastics. Untimely events destroyed Stacey mentally. Teammates & coaches of Stacey Ervine nicely supported him through tough times.
Consequently, Stacey stood up back from the grief. His Michigan team could not be any better. Stacey was back, and how? The Michigan Gymnastics team got crowned champions. Additionally, not just once but twice. Stacey Ervin Jr. drove his team to two back-to-back Gymnastic Championship Titles.
Stacey Ervin Jr Love Affair with Simone
Stacey Ervin Jr. had moved to Texas. Later, he picked up a Job in Texas. In 2013, Stacey met Simone for the first time. They both were at the 2013 US Championship. But after moving to Texas, things materialized. Stacey was a coach at Biles Gym in 2017.
Simone Biles is also a Gymnast. After their first meeting, they came close in 2017. Also, within few months, the relationship became official. Simone pushed Stacey in reaching to WWE. She recommended Stacey to Triple H during a meeting. Though, Stacey was not willing to try that.
Simone, herself a Gymnast, encouraged Stacey. Stacey Ervin Jr. brought up the idea for WWE but then changed his mind. So what transpired then?
Simone Biles brought a chance for Stacey. Triple H invited Stacey for a tryout. Afterward, on the tryout day, there were 40 other Candidates too. WWE guys were testing them physically & mentally. So they can identify the best characteristics of a wrestler.
Contrastingly to his unwillingness, Stacey was impressed. He had been maintaining a Strong physique anyways. After the gymnastic success, he remained in Super fit. Consequently, one of the reasons that Impressed selectors.
The charm, the attitude of Stacey Ervin Jr. worked wonders. WWE selectors spotted a champion in him. By his admission, Stacey wanted to dominate.
On February 13, Stacey Ervin Jr. debuted in WWE. Here Stacey was part of the NXT tag team. He partnered with Humberto Carrillo against Street Profits. The game started positively for Stacey &Humberto.
They were giving tough times to the opposition, Angelo & Ford. The Athleticism of Both was Running street champions out of ideas. Yet, Ervin got knocked over. Street champions combined to thrash down Ervin Jr. His partner Carrillo was giving tough fights single-handedly.
Stacey Ervin Jr., with all the stars in his eyes, got outplayed. The duo of Street profits was declared winners. A win or loss can happen, right? What was the big deal?
However, a defeat in that manner came affected more than the normal defeat. Stacey fell to the ring in a very dangerous way. Stacey Ervin Jr. fell in a way hurting on the backside of his head.
The fall shocked everyone. There were concerns about serious internal injuries. Indeed a person can die upon falling like that. Yet, Stacey stood up from that & fought back. He knew it was a serious injury.
Game of Ratios
The neck of Ervine Jr. was almost broken down in the ring. Often these injuries lead to a concussion. Still, Stacey somehow avoided any further serious injuries. He had been a Gymnast for 17 Years on the match-day.
He had never faced such a nearly fatal accident before. After this accident, Ervine Jr. decided to retire from the WWE arena. He had once dreamt of becoming the next WWE superstar.
However, one bad incident changed his mind. He was surely affected by that fall in the ring.
He decided to exit, thanking to all his supporters and also the supporting members who trusted him. Stacey showed gratitude for walking away with no serious damages. The danger of WWE took over his mind. Stacey said that the reward is highly attractive. But, the risk it contains is not worth it.
Also, he marked these as his personal opinions. He felt the risk was not worth taking. Stacey promised to continue his wrestling but not at risk of Life and Limb.
Life outside WWE
Stacey Ervin Jr. is still a huge WWE fan. He reasoned with his friends and family for that. The love for WWE remains the same for him. Also, he continued his Wrestler’s journey. Afterward, Stacey and Simone also broke up.
American Olympic gymnast Simone Biles became super successful. She is currently dating Jonathan Owens. However, Stacey Ervine is still single. He wanted to play WrestleMania one day. Stacey always wanted to reach Heights of success.
Nonetheless, fighter at heart Stacey preferred safety first. He was being hyped as the next Superstar. Stacey had all the reasons for that too. Who could’ve predicted this? Indeed, a projected star, steeping down suddenly.
Stacey Ervin Jr Networth
Stacey’s net worth is more than 500 thousand USD. He is still 27 and has a lot to shine. Later Stacey Ervine started his venture, a health and fitness venture called ‘The Wave’. It focused on providing the Best fitness care to customers.
Stacey also does online body coaching. Also, providing personalized meal plans. His venture is inspired by his thoughts.
To summarize Stacey’s journey, would be fair to call him adull star. He still has dreams of being the best. The best possible is at Wrestling. It was truly a journey full of rise & falls.