|Hometown:||Woodland Hills, CA|
|Previous School:||Taft HS|
2011-12 Season (Freshman)
Ended the season ranked fourth in the Big West Conference with 3.00 offensive rebounds per game, and seventh with 6.4 total rebounds per game ... Tops on the team with a .524 field goal percentage (75-for-143), 147 rebounds, and third with 8.6 points per game and 75 field goals made ... Recorded three double-doubles vs Cal State Bakersfield (20 pts./11 reb., 11/30/11), vs Cal Poly (16 pts./12 reb., 2/15/12), and at Cal State Fullerton (15 pts./12 reb., 2/29/12) ... Ended his season with ten double-figure scoring, and five double-figure rebounding games … Led Cal State Northridge in scoring and rebounding on one and 11 occasions, respectively … Led the team in assists in one game … Scored a career-high 20 points vs. Cal Bakersfield (11/30/11), his first-ever game as a Matador … Made a career-high seven field goals that same game … Made nine free throws, a career-high, in CSUN’s season finale at Cal State Fullerton (2/29/12) … Recorded a career-high 12 rebounds vs. Cal Poly (2/15/12) … Earned a spot in CSUN’s starting five in 12 of his 23 games played.
Taft High School
Earned first team all-league and first team All-City honors when he averaged 12 points and seven rebounds per game as a forward during his senior year at Taft High School in Woodland Hills (Calif) … Maxwell was the team's second leading scorer with 323 points ... Helped lead his team to a 28-3 record and a first place mark of 10-0 in the West Valley League during his senior campaign ... Also helped Taft HS to the Los Angeles city championship ... During the 2010-11 season, scored more than 20 points in two games including 22 points against St. Edwards HS of Lakewood and his best-scoring effort of 24 pointd (11-for-11 from the floor against Stockdale HS of Bakersfield) ... Grabbed ten or more rebounds in seven games ... His best rebounding game was 14 against Corona del Mar High School ... Collected 13 blocks during his senior season.
Born April 29, 1993 in Los Angeles, Ca. … Parents are Darlene and Kevin Maxwell… Has one brother (Kevin) and two sisters (Tiffany and Jessica) … Lists LeBron James of the Miami Heat as his favorite NBA player … Roots for the Miami Heat … Favorite actor is Marlon Wayans and his favorite actress is Angelina Jolie … Watches Martin … His favorite movie is He Got Game … Lists pizza as his favorite food … Likes to hear the music of Meek Mill … Favorite website is ballislife.com … Decided on Cal State Northridge because of the great coaching staff and the bond with the players … The toughest thing about being an athlete is maintaining focus … Prays before game time … Relaxes by sleeping … The most famous person Stephen has met is Rick Ross … Would like to switch places for a day with his dad … Would like to have dinner with actresses Meagan Good and Gabrielle Union … Would like to be stranded on a desert island with his future wife ... If he had a million dollars he would donate it to Christian churches in Los Angeles … The best advice to young people “Work hard and remain dedicated to accomplishing your goals.” … No one knows, according to Stephen, how much he cares for others … The title of his autobiography would be - Life of a Future Star … Can’t imagine a week without playing basketball … His iPhone is the possession he can’t live without … Spending time with his family always brings a smile to Stephen's face … The best advice given to him is to maintain faith in God no matter how tough things may seem … Always smiles when he spends time with his family ... His greatest hero is Jesus Christ because "he died on the cross for my sins" ... Business Management Major.