|NBA Experience||1st Season|
|Born||July 15, 1991 (Baltimore, Md.)|
|Resides||Ellicott City, Md|
|High School||Centennial (Ellicott, Md.)|
|College||University of Maryland '13|
Suyash Mehta is in his first season as a full-time NBA of- ficial. He refereed 13 regular-season games as a non-staff official during the 2019-20 NBA season.
Mehta officiated five seasons in the NBA G League, working the playoffs three times (2017-19) and serving as a Finals alternate in 2019.
He refereed in numerous collegiate conferences, includ- ing the Atlantic 10, Big South, Colonial Athletic Associ- ation and Conference USA. He also has NCAA Division III and junior college officiating experience.
The Baltimore native studied Neurobiology & Physiolo- gy at the University of Maryland. He started his officiating career in Maryland’s intramural department.
Mehta’s parents are from India and moved to the United States in the 1980s. His father is a retired physician who specialized in internal medicine. Mehta speaks Hindi and Punjabi fluently.
|Favorite TV Show||Ozark|
|Favorite Movie||Slumdog Millionaire|
|Favorite Musician||Bob Seger|
|Favorite Book||The Alchemist|
|Favorite Meal||Butter Chicken with Garlic Naan|
|Would Most Like To Visit||South Africa|
|Bucket List||Sky Diving in Dubai|