Jaylen Wheeler has a passion for podcasts, music, and audio production. In 2015, he was part of KUOW’s RadioActive Youth Media. He went on to college at Marymount California University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He graduated in 2019. After college, he joined the Viacom network as a production assistant, a job that ended shortly due to the pandemic. Currently, he’s a freelance audio producer and his goal is to become a program director for a popular media network or digital streaming platform.

All Stories by Jaylen Wheeler

May 5, 2021

The only Black kid on the team learns to thrive

Jaylen Wheeler, once a student at University Prep in north Seattle, was the only Black player on his baseball team. This led him to interview friends about being the odd man out and pushing boundaries.