Ty Hawkins' focus for the M.A. in Specialized Journalism is sports, specifically on the university level — a draw for him to attend USC.
"When I set foot on campus it felt like this was the place for me ... these are people that would help me get to where I want to go," Hawkins said.
In this video, the second in a documentary series about journalism graduate students, Hawkins discusses his journey to USC Annenberg and the program thus far.
Watch the other installments of “Journalism Master Class” here.