Sebastian’s career has taken quite a few turns and tackles, but now the HGTV Canada star who is part of the dream-team of Home to Win, is primed and ready for the spotlight on Save My Reno. Before the series premiere, get to know the football star-turned-King of construction even better.
- Knit One, Purl One
Sebastian has many hidden talents, some of the most surprising are his skills in crocheting, quilting and embroidering.
- Roman Holiday
We asked, “If you could hop on a plane right now, where would you go?” Sebastian answered, “Rome!”
- The Rachel
We asked, “What’s your favourite rom-com film?” Sebastian answered, “The Break-Up with Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn.”
- The Football Star
Before his HGTV Canada stardom, Sebastian was a star on the field! He’s a former CFL defensive back, and played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the BC Lions. He won the Grey Cup in 2006!
- Beach Day
Sebastian’s perfect day would be spent visiting Cherry Beach in Toronto.
- A Star is Born
We asked, “How long does it take you to get ready in the morning?” Sebastian answered, “Now that this TV thing is going on, I have to shave every day and get my hair fixed up. It went from a five-minute routine to a 45-minute routine.”
- Where it all Began
Sebastian’s building career started in his family’s kitchen when he was 15 years old. His parents hired a builder to renovate and asked him to take on Sebastian as his apprentice.
- Pasta Party
We asked, “What’s your go-to recipe?” Sebastian answered, “Pasta with meat sauce.”
- J.Lo Lover
We asked, “Who’s your celebrity crush?” Sebastian answered, “I can’t help it, but I like Jennifer Lopez. I don’t know why everyone hates on her so much, she’s a great actress and I think she’s gorgeous.”
- Scouts Honour
Sebastian was a boy scout as a kid!
- Happy Baby
We asked, “What’s your favourite yoga pose?” Sebastian answered, “Child’s Pose always feels so great to me, and Cobra Pose. I need to stretch out my back from football.”
We asked, “What’s the most romantic thing you’ve ever done for someone?” Sebastian answered, “When I was in high school I wanted to invite someone to prom, so I dubbed a movie on a VHS tape, and at the end of the movie I recorded myself sitting on the sofa with a rose and asking, ‘Will you go to prom with me?’”