New Face: Justin Griggs


My relationship with the university began as a trainee and I understood I never ever wanted to leave. I like the environment and the chance to assist many people.

I started working for the office of infotech in 2011 as a student employee. Later on that year, when I finished, I became a full-time service technician. Coincidentally, my undergraduate degree beens around management, so I am a Lee Company School alum. I got the opportunity to join the school in a professional capability in February as the infotech organizer.

Exactly what about UNLV strikes you as different from other places you have worked or where you went to school?

I enjoy working for a university due to the fact that we are assisting trainees grow into grownups who will be shaping the future.

What inspired you to obtain into your field?

My interest in the field began early. Maturing in the Bay Area/Silicon Valley I saw all the significant tech companies pop up.

Exactly what is the greatest obstacle in your field?

The innovation and information systems market is permanently altering. There are brand-new technologies frequently and people need to adjust to those modifications or be left. It’s an obstacle, however likewise a chance to assist those who have actually fallen back try to capture up.

Tell us about a time in your life when you have been bold.

One of the most daring things I have done is going cliff jumping at Nelson’s Landing. I’ve been back sometimes.

Complete this sentence, “If I could not operate in my present field, I would like to …”.

be a music producer/video editor or sports author. I likewise wouldn’t mind having a program where I take a trip the world either consuming different foods or exploring new locations.

Inform us about someone you appreciate and why.

My father was dirt bad. He was raised by a single mom and had four siblings. Though it wasn’t easy, he offered bone marrow to put himself through college and ended up being the very first generation in my family to finish from college.

Any pointers for success?

My finest suggestion for success is to never ever stop discovering brand-new things … you can never ever have too much understanding.

Pastimes or pastimes?

I really take pleasure in playing/watching sports. My favorite teams are the Oakland Raiders, Oakland A’s, and Golden State Warriors. If I’m not watching sports, then I’m most likely watching random/weird documentaries, nature shows, travel shows, and food programs. I also enjoy taking a trip and trying brand-new foods.

Inform us about a things in your workplace that has significance for you and why.

In my workplace, I treasure my Oakland Raiders mug. Like me, they will make the relocation from Oakland to Las Vegas. I have actually blended feelings about the move because they are leaving my house city … but I’ve currently put in my deposit for season tickets out here.

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