Billy is new to the screen writing world but he can spin a story! Billy Mitaritonna grew up in Rosedale, Queens during the 1980's and 1990's. A graduate of Archbishop Molloy high school and St. John's University, Billy learned the value of hard work and perseverance from his parents, Mary and Angelo.
Billy has taught high school social studies and coached varsity basketball and softball on Long Island, New York over the last 28 years. In 2018, he published Last of the Redmen on amazon, which chronicled his life in Queens, New York and his quest to play college basketball after never playing a minute in high school. It was a best seller in the basketball books category on Amazon for December 2018. In 2021, he started writing a screenplay based on his memoir and finished it. He is looking for someone to produce his screenplay. This is his first go at screenwriting. Billy Mitaritonna has beaten the odds his entire life and this project is no different.
THE WALK ON
The inspirational story of college basketball walk on and Queens native, Billy Mitaritonna, who with determination and grit makes the basketball team at Big East powerhouse, St, John's University without ever playing a minute of high school basketball.