Russell Pryor Jr.
Russell was born in Inglewood, CA and raised in San Diego, CA. He attended San Ysidro High School and was a part of the drumline his junior and senior year. After graduating high school, he immediately started performing with the San Diego State University Marching Aztecs from 2011-2014. He has also performed with Cornerstone Percussion in 2012, Pacific Crest Drum & Bugle Corps in 2014, and POW Percussion in 2016.
Russell has taught at Gold Drum & Bugle Corps this past summer, and has assisted with drumline camps and various ensembles. This will be his second season as a tenor tech for Velocity. He is extremely humbled and blessed for the opportunity.
Currently, Russell lives in San Diego, CA studying Music Education with an emphasis in Percussion at Point Loma Nazarene University.