Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Silver Spring, Maryland
Interests: Griffin is studying journalism and sports business at the University of Oregon and hopes to jump into the worlds of sports and political reporting after college. He attributes his passion for world events and breaking news to his parents, both talented writers, who placed Griffin in front of cable news before he could walk. Upon graduation, he dreams, emphasis on “dreams,” of a job writing about college or professional basketball for The Ringer.