MIGUEL BIBANCO (PROGRAM ASSOCIATE & REPORTER)
WHO IS HE? Miguel, 22, has been cursed by the knowledge that he is the true Last Good Boy Online ™. He spends his free time making good posts online so you don’t have to. Please like, fave, RT and Subscribe.
FEATURED AREA: Propane and propane accessories.
JOHNSEN DEL ROSARIO
WHO IS HE? Johnsen Del Rosario, 25, graduated from Fresno State with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication and Journalism with an emphasis in Print Journalism. When he’s not at Target (Which is all the time),he used to spend his time watching Friday Night Lights on Netflix, until Netflix took it off. #ClearEyesFullHearts. Also, pancakes and coffee.
INTERESTING FACT: He’s Filipino, not Mexican.
FEATURED AREA: Social Media.
WHO IS SHE? Zyanna is a loud, outspoken poet who has a knack for telling the truth to people who need to hear it. Zyanna is a good noodle.
INTERESTING FACT: Zyanna is a pretty cool potato.
FEATURED AREA: Any dope writing.
WHO IS SHE? Aqeela Elisha Amani Latrice Starks is 18 years old and graduated from Big Picture high school Class of 2017. She loves spending time writing and drawing. When she’s not doing that she spends hours playing The Sims 3 and 4 and watching Netflix.
DID YOU KNOW? She can’t go a day without coffee, loves sour candy and her favorite color is blue.
FEATURED AREA: Writing, Event Coverage and Instagram.
JARRETT M. RAMONES
WHO IS HE? Jarrett M. Ramones is a multimedia artist based in Fresno, California. He graduated from Fresno State with a BA in Media Communications and Journalism. Jarrett is the Art Director and principal photographer for The kNOw Youth Media. His goal is to push the narrative of his community to as large of an audience as possible – to share the stories of the underrepresented and otherwise unheard.
DID YOU KNOW? Jarrett enjoys horror movies and collects Joker playing cards.
FEATURED AREA: Art Director and Photographer.
WHO IS SHE? 🎓 Danyeal is a senior at Edison High School. She is 16-years-old and going on her second year with The kNOw. Life after high school is on her mind, so she is constantly stressed. 😖
INTERESTING FACT: Danyeal makes amazing road trip playlists.
FEATURED AREA: Opinion Editorials.
RICAROD A. REYNA
WHO IS HE? Ricardo is a 21 year old community advocate and growing journalist with The kNOw Youth Media. He enjoys making music, eating cereal at 5 p.m. and snapping along to the Addams Family theme song. #Wavy 🌊
“Read the directions and directly you will be directed in the right direction.”― Lewis Carroll
INTERESTING FACT: Ricardo makes music and performs locally!
FEATURED AREA: Opinion Editorials, Narrative and Poetry.
WHO IS SHE? Angelique (Angel) is 17 going on her final year at Edison High School. She is an aspiring filmmaker and writer, whose dream is to go to The School of Art Institute of California – Orange County. People believe she’s weird and crazy, but once you get to know her she’s worse. She’s different. ✌🏻😜
FEATURED AREA: Photography.
WHO IS HE? Patrick Antunez is 21 and listens to punk rock while alone. Patrick is attending Fresno City College and is training to be a broker at a financial firm. He spends his time expressing himself in many different forms. He obsesses over his health and loves individuals who are individualistically unique.
INTERESTING FACT: Tyler Durden is his spirit animal.
FEATURED AREA: Health, Art and Culture.
WHO IS SHE? Maya Vannini is a senior at Edison High School. She has been with The kNOw since March and loves that The kNOw allows her to combine her love for politics with her love for writing. She’d like to consider herself well educated in memology. #StayWoke
INTERESTING FACT: She makes facial expressions unknowingly when having a conversation in her head.
FEATURED AREA: Politics.
WHO IS HE? Raymart is a Filipino-American citizen who preferred Yeezus over Graduation.
INTERESTING FACT: Raymart is in a boyband, #717.
FEATURED AREA: Music and Entertainment.
WHO IS SHE? Esmeralda is 19-years-old and currently attends Fresno City College. Esmeralda has mad love for Fresno, chocolate, fries and coffee. As a proud womyn of color, she wants to empower other youth and help them share their stories.
INTERESTING FACT: Esmeralda raised a swine her sophomore year and placed 3rd in market.
FEATURED AREA: Community Activism.
WHO IS SHE? Gabrielle Rivas, 21, is a senior at Fresno Pacific University. She is a double major in Communication Studies and Sociology. She enjoys talking about current events, reading news and drinking coffee until the sun goes down. After college, Gabrielle wants to pursue a career in journalism. 📝
INTERESTING FACT: Gabrielle enjoys old episodes of Law & Order S.V.U.
FEATURED AREA: News.
WHO IS HE? Cruz Rodriguez is a heavily opinionated student at Fresno City College who is passionate about artistic expression and values emotional honesty. He is a member of the Fresno Boys and Men of Color and a host on the For the REC. podcast.
INTERESTING FACT: Cruz’s first favorite rapper is Nicki Minaj.
FEAUTURED AREA: Music.
WHO IS SHE? Bryanna Rivas, 17, is a senior at San Joaquin Memorial. She is just a freedom loving, God fearing America who is constantly feeling nostalgic for 2006-2011 Disney Channel. She probably eats too many potato chips on a regular basis and only wants love for all people.
INTERESTING FACT: Bryanna hates the sound of people “blowing raspberries” with their mouths. Just the thought of it gives her chills.
FEATURED AREA: Personal Narratives.
WHO IS HE? Rocky Walker, grade 12, is a student at Crescent View West. He is very passionate about the spread of knowledge. His hobbies include having existential crises, as well as bringing food into any situation possible.
INTERESTING FACT: Rocky has a condition called situs inversus, which basically means his internal organs are all sorts of flipped around.
FEATURED AREA: News.
WHO IS SHE? Jane, 18, is currently in school. Everyday is chaos with her and she is highly experienced with bad luck. You will likely always find her reading and listening to music or running after her son.
DID YOU KNOW? Jane is addicted to coffee & energy drinks.