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Life & Work with Ryan Gregory

Today we’d like to introduce you to Ryan Gregory.

Ryan, we appreciate you taking the time to share your story with us today. Where does your story begin?
Hi, my name is Ryan Zeff Gregory! I’m a parkour athlete and model. Stuntman and Influencer from St Louis! Growing up I was never into traditional sports or trends. I fell in love with parkour because it had freedom, had no rules.

It was separate from society is what it felt like. I hate social normality and robotic culture. Through traveling for parkour events as I got older, I quickly fell in love with photography, modeling, and expressing myself, my art in unique ways was.

I enjoy creating content that makes people think, that makes them question things and concepts around them. I believe that’s how we grow and be our best selves vs just accepting what we are told to be correct. So here I am!

We all face challenges, but looking back would you describe it as a relatively smooth road?
To say life’s easy for anyone would be silly.

It’s certainly been a wild journey that’s for sure. When you’re doing anything out of the ordinary, there will always be people that don’t understand you. People are scared of what they don’t understand. It’s common with us.

I would have to say the doubters, and ones that want to see you fail, and stick around just to watch you lose have been the biggest obstacle, yet also the biggest motivation to keep doing my thing.

Appreciate you sharing that. What else should we know about what you do?
My brand is more about embracing who you really are.

To be independent with your own thoughts, to keep originality. I model, do parkour stunts, and make content that I hope makes you think outside the box when you see it.

Is there something surprising that you feel even people who know you might not know about?
I struggle with my purpose a lot. Sometimes social media can make it seem like everything’s okay.

Although that’s not always the case. I often have times when I have writer/creativity block and have trouble getting myself back on a clear path.

Contact Info:

  • Instagram: @Ryanzeffgregory

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