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Name: JP Kinney

Hometown: Tinton Falls, N.J.

Year in School: Senior

Major: Interdisciplinary Studies (event entertainment and design)

Social Media Handle: @jpkinney (Instagram)

                                JP is a senior

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Hi! My name is JP Kinney and I am an interdisciplinary studies student studying event entertainment and production. I am originally from Tinton Falls, N.J., and moved to Myrtle Beach in 2017 with my girlfriend, Kayla. I transferred to Coastal Carolina because I fell in love with the beautiful campus, the amazing faculty and the ability to just be who I wanted to be and learn how to grow as an individual. I am currently a senior and I am excited for my last year, but am extremely sad to be ending my time at CCU. I am most excited about my time at WCCU Radio. I am currently the radio station manager and I love being part of the community both on campus and in the local area.

By far the best CCU decision I have made is becoming associated with WCCU Radio. The experiences I have had hosting my own radio show and serving as the station manager have been amazing. WCCU has provided a connection to the community here on campus in a way I have never seen, and I am excited to see the station continue to grow.  

JP is from Tinton Falls, N.J.

Meet JP

Favorite professor: Larry Smith, Ph.D.

Favorite class: Advanced Public Speaking

Campus Involvement (organizations, activities, etc.): I am currently the radio station manager of WCCU Radio

Favorite trait of #CCU: Student to faculty ratio 

Favorite Netflix series: Ozark

Favorite charitable cause: Make A Wish

Item you would bring to a deserted island: Portable turntable

Dream Job: Wedding planner- event sales

Favorite Southern food: Corn bread

Motivating factor in life: Growing my bank account

Favorite quote: “Good, Better, Best”

Bonus Info: I have been a wedding DJ for 8 years

JP is the station manager of WCCU Radio