Arash Markazi

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Birthday
4, 1980
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Birth Sign
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Birthday
4, 1980 (age 39)
Birthplace
Oklahoma

About

American journalist who is known for his sports coverage for the Los Angeles Times. He specializes in writing profiles for different high profile athletes and has had his work featured in SLAM Magazine, Playboy, Sports Illustrated, Los Angeles Daily News, and the Associated Press. 

Before Fame

He attended Arizona State University and the University of Southern California where he wrote a column for the Daily Trojan paper. After earning his degree from the Annenberg School for Communication at USC in 2004, he started working for Sports Illustrated on Campus. 

Trivia

He is known for having taken swimsuit models Damaris Lewis and Kate Upton to a Los Angeles Clippers game in April of 2011 where he recorded Kate Upton doing The Dougie which earned him over one million views on twitter. 

Family Life

He was born in Oklahoma City but was raised in Los Angeles and is of Iranian descent. 

Associated With

As a journalist for Sports Illustrated, he wrote profiles on several athletes including Wayne Gretzky and Cristiano Ronaldo

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