Meet Our Host & Founder
Maeshaila Boggan (@ShaeMacSports)
Meet our host, founder, and contributor Maeshaila Boggan, who is a graduate of Rutgers University earning her bachelor’s degree in journalism, while minoring in Sport Management. She was born on April 2nd, 1999 in Paterson, New Jersey, where she was also raised. She is the youngest of five children by Thelma Washington (mother) and Cameron Boggan (father).
She decided to become a sportscaster and writer when she was 18 years old while completing her senior year at International High School. She began to pursue her career as sportscaster and writer when started to attend New England College in 2017 – 2019 majoring in Communication Studies before transferring to Rutgers University in the fall of 2019 where she began to major in Journalism – Sports Specialization and minor in Sport Management.
She began to participate in sports when she was in kindergarten where she was a cheerleader for a middle league team in her hometown Paterson, New Jersey called the Paterson Mustangs from kindergarten until she was in the seventh grade. She got back into sports her junior year of high school where she participated in volleyball and played until her senior year. In volleyball she played opposite and right side hitter. During her cheerleading days, she has earned over three trophies for “Most Dedicated”, “Best Athlete”, and “Best Cheerleader” among her seven years of cheerleading.
Growing up a diehard fans of sport teams, the Pittsburgh Steelers, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Penguins, and the Los Angeles Sparks have drove her passion to sports more with former Steelers hall of fame safety Troy Polamalu, former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, the late Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant, Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby, and WNBA forward Candace Parker being her all time favorite athletes.
She cites sport commentators & journalists Stephen A. Smith and Maria Taylor as her inspirations to become a sports commentator and writer. She cites ESPN’s show “First Take” as her favorite sports show, along with ESPN and NBC Sports as her favorite sports networks due to the availability of the sports shown on both networks.