Speaker . Poet . Actor . Author . Activist
Stephanie James, also known as “Just A Vessel,” is a poet, singer, speaker, and event host. Originally from Colorado Springs, CO, she graduated from Sierra High School and was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015.
In 2008, Stephanie attended Hampton University with a basketball scholarship and graduated Summa Cum Laude. Her poetry career started at Hampton, since then, she has traveled to over 38 countries and counting and has performed poetry and song in almost every country she’s visited. Calling herself a global citizen, her book of poetry and two albums have traveled around the globe.
Today, Stephanie is currently working on her latest project, which is scheduled to release in 2021. More recently, she launched an apparel line, “Same Shirt Different Country” that is a minimalist movement encouraging others to “pack less and travel more.”
-Written By Porsha Stuckey