Ryan (he/him) is a former Team USA figure skater and the 2019 Junior Men’s U.S. National Champion. Now a research assistant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, Ryan hopes to attend a PhD program in clinical psychology in the near future. Ryan’s lived experiences as a queer individual and former competitive athlete have contributed to and influenced his passion for eating disorder activism and awareness, and he is currently a youth ambassador for the Eating Disorder Coalition for Research, Policy and Action. In his free time, Ryan enjoys nature walks, dancing, and listening to music. He hopes to use his own social media platforms to spread positivity and make others happy.