Ryan Ryken is from southern California and started volunteering with Grace Place in 2017. He is passionate about seeing young people transformed by the love of God, traveling, community, and pursuing authentic relationships with the Lord and others. Ryan’s biggest joy in life is following Jesus with a true and open heart. His goal is to inspire others to burn for Jesus by seeking Him with an open heart and living a life of trust and surrender. Ryan's joy and love for people is contagious and his perseverance is inspiring. In his free time you can find him going on adventures with friends, skateboarding, making music, and going on walks.