19 yrs. old -- Eugene, Ore.

A wide-eyed college kid who is as much indie rocker as reporter is seemingly a perfect fit for Rolling Stone, but deep inside Colin doesn't know if he's prepared for the big-time journalism scene. Can he convince the bosses (and himself) that he's ready?

Favorite musical artists: Broken Social Scene, Wilco, The Arcade Fire

Resume: Journalism major at University of Southern California; musician; writer/intern (Filter Magazine, USC's Daily Trojan)