5. His character, "Stefan," was part of his strategy.
"Stefan" was the name of the engineering student's alter ego, which was given to him by the Houseguests after his chic makeover.
"I was deliberately Vanessa'a puppet by letting her cut my hair and give me makeovers," Steve openly admitted. "The 'Stefan' transformation was me trying to convince Vanessa that she could manipulate me. I needed her to believe that I was her blindly loyal minion in order to gain her trust."