Justin Gilmore-Gresham

Major: Jazz Studies (Trumpet)

Minor: Music Industry

Graduation year: 2021

Hometown: Westchester, CA

USC Organizations: Trojan Marching Band, Mortar Board, MEA

Hashtag to describe yourself: #expecttheunexpected

Describe your favorite USC Thornton experience so far.

Performing the album “Ricanstruction” with ALAJE in February 2020.

What was your favorite USC GE class?

The Science of Sport

What is your favorite thing about being in Los Angeles?

The abundance of opportunities to do whatever you’re passionate about.

What is something you wish you knew when you were applying to college?

Always factor in the costs of materials that might not be covered in your financial aid package.

Where is your favorite place on campus?

The Music Library

What is your favorite thing about being a student at USC Thornton?

The abundance of musicians that are always open to hang for listening sessions.

Why did you choose USC Thornton?

The caliber of the faculty, the opportunities to play around town, the chance to play with the greatest band in the history of the universe(EVER!!!!!), and the Trojan network.