Want Good Vibes, Positive Experiences & Infectious ENERGY,

UT Vols

Leading on the filed and off. A football hero transforming Volunteers victories into a springboard for success.


Spinning tunes and stories. Captivatng audiences with his infectious energy, from turntables to the silver screen.


Inspring change as a dynamic speaker, sparking positivity and growth, guiding audiences toward their silver lining

His passion for giving back as a student-

Sterling L. Henton, also known as Sterl the Pearl®, is a force to be reckoned with. Born in Passaic, New Jersey, Sterling’s passion for music began at age 8, leading him to DJ for his sixth-grade class. Beyond music, Sterling showcased his leadership abilities as the quarterback for the University of Tennessee Volunteers, securing four bowl victories and two SEC Championships. His college days found him as the president of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and the creator of Club 90 on WUTK radio station. Post-college, transitioned to a successful TV and radio career, co-hosting shows like “The Sports Source” and “6 Sports Sunday.” His charisma led him to acting, with roles in “Empire,” “Nashville,” and cast in “All Eyez on Me.” An accomplished businessman, Sterling served as VP of Marketing for Warner Brothers and later founded Rev it uP, LLC. As a motivational speaker and DJ, Sterling aims to captivate audiences and radiate positivity, continuously setting the right example.

Sterling is more than fun, Games & music

Sterling L. Henton, aka Sterl the Pearl®, is the electrifying official DJ at the University of Tennessee’s Neyland Stadium. With unmatched energy, he ignites the crowd, embodying the spirit of the Tennessee Volunteers and ensuring every game is a memorable experience. A true Vols icon, Sterling’s beats are as legendary as the touchdowns.

Has appeared in over 70 Commercials, Movies and Television Shows.

Events and Weddings

Motivational Speaking

Sterling still gives back to the community via his many board appointments, motivational speaking engagements, team building activities, entertainment hosting, as well as coaching our youth and young at heart.