Porter "What’s Gravity" Maberry Speaker Profile
Dunker And Youtube Sensation
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Porter "What’s Gravity" Maberry Biography
Porter “What’s Gravity?” Maberry, better known as the 5’5” high-flying basketball YouTube sensation, was born and raised in Grand Rapids, MI. Since the early age of 3, Maberry grew up with a basketball in his hands. With hard work and a dream, he dedicated himself to the game of basketball where he would flourish as a stand out student athlete at Ottawa Hills High School in Grand Rapids. Once a high-scoring guard who had scholarship offers to a couple colleges, Maberry fell into a different path and began working at a local warehouse where his hoop dreams slowly diminished.
At the age of 19, Maberry decided to replenish those hoop dreams and would accomplish his first dunk. After this newfound discovery of his ability to jump, he entered a Grand Rapids dunk contest, and won. The video was uploaded to YouTube, and within 6 weeks, had received over 1.6 million views. Now its at 2 million plus views.
Being born into a digital world generation has turned this 5’5” talented and humble athlete into an overnight sensation. In fact, on the NBA’s opening day to its 2011-2012 season, Samsung Galaxy Note II debuted a commercial that starred NBA All Star LeBron James. In this commercial, LeBron looks at a YouTube video of none other than 23-year-old, 5’5” Porter Maberry dunking the ball.
Since then, Maberry, who has coined the stage name “What’s Gravity?” has continued to wow audiences everywhere including Collegiate and High School Basketball halftime shows, freelance Street Baller with And 1 Live Tour, Celebrity Basketball Games at the Super Bowl in New Orleans, countless major sponsored Dunk Contest all around the world. With his amazing jumping ability and basketball talents, he has gained the notoriety as being the shortest professional dunker in the world.
His height definitely does not measure his work ethic and ambition to continuously get better as a dunker and basketball player. For Porter Maberry, this whirlwind of events and exposure has been nothing but humbling. Active in the community, he is a spokesperson for Anti-Bullying Organization “Utterly Global”. As he continues to master the art of dunking, he places emphasis on his desire to inspire.
"Inspiring is what it is all about. Giving back and showing people not to let anything stand in the way of your dreams! Go out and chase them like you've never heard of obstacles!" -Porter Maberry
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