Hayden Cruz, '25

Hayden Cruz, '25 (he/him)

Journalism Major

Hayden is a junior Journalism student from Columbus, Ohio. On campus, Hayden is involved in Kent State Student Media’s TV2 News and Black Squirrel Radio. Additionally, Hayden has been involved in leadership positions across campus including working as a “Flashguide” New Student Orientation Leader, Peer Success Academy Trainer, Provost Leadership Academy Mentor, and Kent State Student Brand Consultant. He is also involved in Alpha Lambda Delta, an academic excellence honors society.  

“The College of Communication and Information gave me new experiences and a new passion I never knew I had before! Being at Kent State has helped me find more of myself and be the best form of myself thanks to all the people I've met and the experiences I've been able to do!”