a.k.a. Iván Fernández.
Writer, photographer, and graduate student researcher at San Diego State University with nearly 20 years experience working as a journalist, writer, and photographer. He continues to cover numerous topics related to the arts, culture, history, and sports of Latin America and the Latinx diaspora across the world with a focus on those living in the United States of America. His work has appeared in various online and print publications including GRAMMYs, FLAUNT, KCET (Artbound, Lost L.A. & Southland Sessions), L.A. Taco, LA Weekly, Coachella CAMP magazine, Remezcla, Gamecrate, Panamerika, MTV Iggy, and others.
His research at SDSU focuses on the ethnography of association football (soccer) fandoms/fans through the complex and interrelated relationship between the sport, art, culture, history, and politics as a means of creating and influencing such fandoms. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from California State University San Bernardino (2004).