Urban Knight Front and Center: Ryan Gamboa Quick Talk on COMM Trends

For this pilot episode of our brand new Urban Knight Front and Center series, we sit down to get to know student-athlete Ryan Gamboa a little bit more.

First things first. Ryan is a sophomore baseball catcher for Academy of Art University’s Urban Knights. He is also a Communications major at the School of Communications & Multimedia Technologies.

For Ryan, playing the sport for the Academy is a great thing, but it’s only really a bonus compared to the education that he gets here. We’d like to hear a little bit more about what he thinks in the industry of communication though, especially because this may be the career path he pursues later on.

So we asked him about what upcoming trends in the industry might be, and this is what he has to say about it:

Do you agree with what he said? Stick around; we’ll be back with more of Ryan Gamboa and his insights.


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