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 wholeheartedly. 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 is a house pastor for the First Year men’s house and serves in a handful of the many departments of Grace Place. In his free time you can find him going on adventures with friends, skateboarding, making music, and going on walks.