Graduate Valedictory Speaker Named for Spring 2019 Commencement Ceremony

Graduate Valedictory Speaker Named for Spring Commencement Ceremony

Reed Y. Pasatiempo, Master of Arts in Communication

Reed Y. Pasatiempo is from Honolulu, Hawai‘i and is the youngest child born to Suzanne and the late Brandan Pasatiempo. After graduating from high school at the age of 15, he attended the University of Hawai‘i where he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Information and Computer Sciences with a concentration in Information Technology. In 2013, Pasatiempo was hired by HPU as a Multimedia Technician. Before long, he was promoted to Lab Supervisor, and by 2017, he became HPU’s eSports Arena Manager, managing the first eSports Arena in the State of Hawai‘i. Pasatiempo enjoys gaming, playing music professionally, bowling, youth and young adult development, and is a member of Lambda Pi Eta National Honor Society. His two life quotes are, “whatever you do, work at it with all your heart,” Colossians 3:23, and “work hard in silence, let your success be your noise,” Frank Ocean. Upon graduation, Pasatiempo will continue to work as HPU’s eSports Arena Manager, helping to pilot one of the most innovative and competitive new industries in Hawai‘i.