Ryan was born in Toronto, Ontario to wonderful parents, Desmond and Rhonda. He attended Georgetown District High School and completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Toronto.
Ryan is the co-founder of Roadmap for Success, an annual event held in communities across the GTA designed to provide mentorship, career workshops, and networking opportunities for youth ages 13-18. Ryan is also an active advisor to the alumni board of INROADS/Toronto – an organization dedicated to preparing talented youth for corporate and community leadership.
At Faith Sanctuary Ryan is dedicated to creating a youth culture where members blend harmoniously in a song of faith, unity and optimism in a way that attracts non-believers to Christ and energizes surrounding communities. His desire is for young people in all walks of life to discover authentic and exciting identities in Christ. He has a passion for helping individuals find ways to use their unique personal gifts for next level ministry and the glory of God. Ultimately, Ryan’s hope is that today’s generation would recognize their crucial importance to God’s Kingdom and use Christian principles to build lives they can enjoy,careers that succeed and relationships that work.