Tristen is a senior majoring in Journalism and working to complete a SportMedia Certificate. He’s lived in central Illinois almost his entire life and has regularly attended Illini sporting events since he was five years old. Tristen got involved with Illini Sports Night in the spring of 2020 and is back again as a co-host of the show to deliver your Illinois Athletics news.
When he’s not covering the Illini, Tristen can be found cheering on the Chicago White Sox and the Indianapolis Colts. He has also served as the editor-in-chief at The Champaign Room for the past two years.