My name is Ryan Lipert, and I live in Santa Cruz, CA. I was born and raised in South Orange County. I went to UC Santa Cruz for my undergraduate studies. I recieved my degree in Business Management and Economics, and I never left. I now call Santa Cruz my home. I have a wonderful job in San Jose, where I work for and with some amazing people, in a field I am learning to love. I am a volunteer leader for YoungLife, where I have a strong passion and calling to love and serve high schoolers. I am also a member of Christian Life Center and have developed a strong sense of community and fellowship with some amazing people.