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Get to Know Kyle Jiron

Kyle brings a lot of energy and a new perspective to USP’s Marketing department. His positive attitude and determination to complete every task make him a terrific member. Kyle loves video games as well as soccer and the business of sports, keep reading to find out more about Kyle Jiron.

Get to Know Kyle Jiron

USP: Tell us about your background. Where are you from? Where did you grow up?
Kyle: I was born and raised here in Miami, FL. I am also Nicaraguan and Puerto Rican. 

USP: Where did you go to college?
Kyle: I attended Miami-Dade College for my Associate’s degree, then transferred to FIU for my bachelor’s. I plan to return to school within or after the year for my Masters in Marketing. 

USP: Who have been your strongest influences in life?
Kyle: I would say my parents are my number one influence, given they were the ones who sacrificed a lot for me as well as taught me to be the best man I can be. My friends have always been there for me as I was for them. We went through certain stages of our lives together and we were constantly learning how to get by. 

USP: What led you to this career?
Kyle: I have always had an interest in sports, considering I have always been playing sports from elementary all the way to high school. I figured I could learn some of the business aspects of these leagues. USP seems like a great opportunity to learn and master marketing and grow in many ways. 

USP: When people ask you what you do for a living, how do you respond?
Kyle: When people ask me that question, I tell them that I am a marketing assistant for University Sports Program and that our goal is to guide students and student-athletes to find their perfect fit for college. 

USP: What is it that you look forward to with USP?
Kyle: I look forward to becoming that person that my co-workers can rely on and trust. I aim to learn the many ways of Marketing to provide the best work for the company. Having my coworkers see me as a trustworthy partner, can take the company and myself a long way.

USP: What is your advice for students and their parents?
Kyle: My advice for them is to always keep in mind that this is what is going to build their future and teach them many valuable lessons.