Ryan Hastings is a systems engineer at Edwards Lifesciences in Irvine, CA. He grew up in San Diego, CA before traveling to Duke University in Durham, NC to study biomedical engineering and play Division 1 lacrosse. He returned to Southern California after graduating to start his career and make the most of the surfing, cycling, running, skiing, and all available outdoor activities. Ryan is passionate about medical devices and healthcare, particularly empowering individuals to have independent insight into their own health. He is excited to work with the Orange Fellows to create programs and support systems for young people existing in and coming to Orange County with the goal of increasing equitable opportunity professionally and personally.