Interests

I love to run. On November 6, 2016, I completed the New York City Marathon. I have also run 7 half-marathons, including the Austin Half Marathon 2 times, Moe’s Better Half in San Marcos 2 times, the 3M Half Marathon 2 times, and the Decker Half Marathon. I also currently play soccer for Austin Athletic Club in the Austin Men’s Soccer Association.

I have been training with Rogue Running for over 2 years, and have helped out as an assistant coach for a season. They assist runners of all abilities to achieve their running goals, whether it be 5k’s or ultra-marathons, and everything in between. I have also been working with a running-based traveling company based out of Austin called Rogue Expeditions. Along with assisting them on their social media (primarily on Twitter), this past summer I was lucky enough to join them on a running adventure to Lake Tahoe.

I love seeing live music, traveling, watching sports, and writing about all of the above. You can check out some of my writing samples on my Writing Samples page. I listen to the Bill Simmons podcast almost religiously, and love reading articles from his website at The Ringer. His old (now defunct) website at ESPN, called Grantland, played a part in my deciding to continue my education in the field of Mass Communications and focus on Digital Media. Even if it may just be a hobby long-term, I hope to always want to write about my passions, and maybe even someday work up the courage to start my own podcast. I was lucky enough to get to visit my dad in South America over Spring Break of 2016, and hope to travel abroad a lot more frequently once I graduate from Texas State. You can read a recap of my trip to Ecuador here: South by South America.

I love meeting new people, and would love to hear from people who stumble upon my site. Feel free to reach out to me at jsc117@txstate.edu and let me know what you think!