JRN Radio Features 2020

Finding Your Groove

dania.ali March 9, 2020 563 5

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Meet Christian: he’s an upcoming Toronto artist with ambitions of being on Jimmy Fallon one day and touring the world.

Christian Ocampo playing his music as Ryerson University (RSJ/Dania Ali).

He’s been singing, dancing and acting from a young age and has recently decided to commit his entire time to his music career solely. Although things may seem more hopeful and clear now, his journey in getting there was not an easy one.

Christian Ocampo playing his music as Ryerson University (RSJ/Dania Ali).

Growing up in an immigrant family with high expectations took a toll on him.

Listen to hear more about his relationship with his parents now, how he navigated his sexual identity in a Christian family and what he’s planning on doing with his music next.

Christian with his partner, David Levangie (Photo courtesy of Christian Ocampo).
Christian (right) with his parents, Lilian Ocampo (middle) and Florante Ocampo (left) (Photo courtesy of Christian Ocampo)
Writer and reporter for this story, Dania Ali
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