STAMBI was born in Thessaloniki, Greece but moved to Carmel,Indiana full time as a middle schooler.  Growing up to a father that was a professional basketball player, the game of basketball took Stambi all across he world.  Stambi played college basketball at Purdue and also became a professional player, most recently playing in Turkey.  It was in Istanbul watching the game from a fans perspective where he began to develop the story of Judah & Flirting With Catastrophe