Meet The Team!

Behind the scenes at NJ Play Sports

Jess Farawell

Founder/CEO

 

📸 Instagram: @jessfarawell

Favorite Sport To Play: Soccer & Flag Football

Favorite Sport to Watch: Basketball & Football

Favorite Sports Team: Minnesota Vikings

Favorite Pro Athlete: Patrick Ewing & Adrian Peterson

Favorite Genre of Music: Alternative, hip-hop, house

Favorite Musician: Dave Matthews

Favorite Cuisine/Meal: Italian

Drink of Choice: Water, hard cider, or a glass of wine

Favorite Snack: Chips & Guac

Pets? Our boxer, Lola

Favorite Part About Working for Play Sports Community: Bringing community together and introducing new relationships

What Makes You Unique? Random Fact?: I was born on a Friday the 13th, with a full moon. I also hate wearing sleeves!

 

Steve Farawell

Founder/CFO
📸 Instagram: @stephenfarawell

Favorite Sport To Play: Flag Football

Favorite Sport to Watch: Football

Favorite Sports Team: New York Football Giants

Favorite Pro Athlete: Peyton Manning, Jerry Rice

Favorite Genre of Music: Little of Everything

Favorite Musician: Will Smith

Favorite Cuisine/Meal: Vegan

Drink of Choice: Scotch (once a year). Sam Adams Collection the other 364 days.

Favorite Snack: Butter, Peanut Butter & Raisin Wrap

Pets? Lola

Favorite Part About Working for Play Sports Community: Building a community of players together around sports. Providing a fun experience for players to stay active and enjoy the sports we all have a passion for.

What Makes You Unique? Random Fact?: I love selling on eBay!

 

 

Alex Baggot

Community Manager, Operations

 

📸 Instagram: @abaggs7

Favorite Sport To Play: Basketball

Favorite Sport to Watch: Football

Favorite Sports Team: New York Knicks

Favorite Pro Athlete: Kobe Bryant, Derek Jeter, Julius Peppers

Favorite Genre of Music: I'll listen to just about anything.

Favorite Musician: Paramore

Favorite Cuisine/Meal: Mexican

Drink of Choice: Tito's

Favorite Part About Working for Play Sports Community: Getting to work closely with sports is a dream I never imagined happening. We have the greatest community of players that continue to amaze me on and off the field.

Favorite Snack: Dorito's Cool Ranch

What Makes You Unique? Random Fact?: I have a twin sister.

 

 

Marvin Guelce

Community Manager, Development & Growth 

 

📸 Instagram: @mrvnatl

Favorite Sport To Play: Flag Football & Grass/Sand Volleyball

Favorite Sport to Watch: Football & Basketball

Favorite Sports Team: LA Lakers

Favorite Pro Athlete: Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, OBJ

Favorite Genre of Music: Hip-Hop

Favorite Musician: Frank Ocean

Favorite Cuisine/Meal: Breakfast

Drink of Choice: Bourbon, splash of tonic, & a lemon.

Favorite Snack: Donuts

Pets? : Quinn (dog)

Favorite Part About Working for Play Sports Community: Working with a team, that at its very core, understands the impact of community

What Makes You Unique? Random Fact?: I am currently trying to become a sponsored skateboarder.