Brady Back is a senior Journalism and Honors Humanities minor from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Brady is an avid sports fan who can be found at the gym, watching football, or writing for sports blogs. Brady has career aspirations to work for companies like ESPN or Barstool Sports covering college and professional football.
Jesse Watson is a senior from Livermore, California studying journalism with a minor in political science. He has a passion for meaningful storytelling, political reporting and creative writing. When he’s not writing, Jesse loves spending time with friends, drinking coffee and reading. Currently, Jesse serves as the Editor-in-Chief of ZU Magazine.
Kristilyn Hetherington is a junior at Azusa Pacific majoring in Journalism and Honors Humanities. She was the Editor in Chief of her high school newspaper, currently works for APU's Sports Information Office and for FOX Sports. She is an avid lover of all things sports and also has a passion for storytelling. With the desire of combining the two in the future, she hopes to be involved in sports broadcasting and one day maybe being a sideline reporter or beat writer.
Luke is a senior journalism major. His career goal is to become a sports journalist and have his own sports podcast/show. During his free time Luke is down at the beach skating, working out, watching sports with friends, and out finding cool places to eat at.
Morgan is from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She is a junior majoring in journalism and screenwriting with hopes to become a news reporter or anchor someday. In her free time she likes listening to country music and watching reruns of The Middle.
Emily Guerrero is a journalism major here at APU, and she is currently in her third year of college. Guerrero grew-up in the city of Covina, but she is now residing in Duarte, California. She hopes to one day work for Vice News, or LA Times as a foreign correspondent.
Emma O’Dell is a junior majoring in broadcasting and sports journalism. She enjoys writing about news and lifestyle pieces. She is on APU’s cheer team and hopes to one day be a news reporter at ABC.
Gissel Lopez is a sophomore at Azusa Pacific University majoring in journalism. She aspires to be a photographer working in the MLB or NFL, hopefully in San Diego so she can forever cheer for her home team. If Gissel is not busy with school, she loves going to Padre games at Petco Park, spending quality time with family, or watching Friends and The Office.
James is a freshman majoring in journalism at Azusa Pacific University. He was born in South Korea but immigrated to Chile when he was 3. James is passionate about helping others and likes being around children. During his free time, he plays video games and enjoys spending time with friends.
Katherine is from Portland, Oregon. She is a junior journalism major. In the future, she would like to be a photojournalist.
Kayden is a senior majoring in Journalism at Azusa Pacific University. Born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, she aspires to use her strong sports background to become a sports broadcaster. In her free time, Kayden enjoys spending time with her friends, relaxing by the pool, watching movies, and getting ice cream. She is also on the Women’s Basketball team at APU.
Natalie Castillo is a senior majoring in journalism at Azusa Pacific University. Originally from Alhambra, California, Castillo aspires to be a journalist for a fashion magazine or a conservative media company like PragerU. Castillo likes to write stories about faith and fashion. Any time she gets free time, you can find her writing poetry, spending time with family and friends, or reading historical romance novels.
Rami Ezzeddine is a sophomore Biology and Honors Humanities double major from Flint, Michigan. Some of his interests include reading, swimming, football (both kinds) and conducting research at APU. While his ultimate aim is to enter the medical field, his added passion for writing means that it is likely to remain a habit of his in the future.