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Meet Jeff

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Boston Celtic's Acrobatic Mascot

Dallas Mavericks Acrobatic Mascot

Voted Sport's Illustrated 2nd Best Mascot in NBA

Jeff is a seasoned performer with an extraordinary journey that began as an acrobatic slam dunk artist in 1996. Touring alongside the renowned Slam Dunk Daredevils, the #1 half-time act in basketball, Jeff amazed audiences worldwide with his breathtaking skills. His passion for excellence led him not only to dazzle as a performer but also to take on the role of Director of Operations, showcasing his remarkable leadership abilities.

In 1998, the illustrious Boston Celtics recognized Jeff's exceptional talents and welcomed him as the trailblazing first mascot in the organization's history. For two unforgettable seasons, Jeff's magnetic presence and enthusiasm ignited the hearts of fans and players alike.

Following this incredible chapter, Jeff embarked on a thrilling new adventure in Dallas, TX, as he signed with the Dallas Mavericks to don the iconic persona of Mavs Man. In an unprecedented debut season, Sports Illustrated honored Jeff, ranking him as the 2nd best mascot in the NBA, just behind the legendary Phoenix Gorilla.


Jeff's unparalleled journey, from acrobatic slam dunks to captivating mascot performances, has left an indelible mark on the world of entertainment and sports. As a speaker, Jeff brings this wealth of experience and expertise to inspire audiences with tales of determination, success, and the drive to excel. By hiring Jeff as your speaker, you can rest assured that your event will be infused with energy, excitement, and an unforgettable experience that will resonate with your audience long after the final applause. Book Jeff today and witness the magic of his captivating presence firsthand.

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Bud Light Daredevils – Team Captain and Director of Operations for the original acrobatic slam dunk basketball show.


Boston Celtics – First mascot in the history of the legendary Boston Celtics organization.


Dallas Mavericks – Signed in 2000 to perform as Mavs Man and noticed the need for a more comedic, kid friendly character. The only mascot performer in all of professional sports to create a character, pitch the idea and have that character adopted as the team mascot. That creation of the blue horse named Champ, is not the official mascot of the Dallas Mavericks.


Champion Factory, LLC – Founder - Sports entertainment group that provided entertainment world wide for a variety of markets including NBA, NCAA, corporate, state fairs, churches, schools and much more.


Skydive Spaceland Dallas – Skydiving coach specializing in helping newly licensed skydivers improve their skill in free fall and prepare them for jumping safely with large groups.

Performance Highlights

750+ NBA games

300+ NCAA games

100+ Upward Sports Awards Ceremonies

America’s Got Talent

CBS National TV commercials

NCAA Final Four

NBA All-Star

ESPN SportsCenter

NBA Draft

Jerry Lewis Telethon

Holland Basketball Week- Rotterdam, Holland

Gatorade Fierce launch Caracas- Venezuela

All-Star Game- Obregon, Mexico

NBA Madness-Manila, Philippines

Intensity Games, Sea World Adventure Parks

Ringling Bros Circus

CCTV 5- Beijing, China

Sprite Celebrity Basketball Game- Shanghai, China  

NBA -Mexico City 

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