In 2010 Stephen was diagnosed with bowel cancer. He had a hemicolectomy to remove the tumour, and chemotherapy, but a tumour appeared in his left leg. He had more surgery and radiotherapy but tumours were found in his pelvis and chest, making it incurable.
Stephen is a student. Recently he has spent most of his time raising funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust. He is single. Ethnic background/nationality: White British.