From left: Associate Vice Chancellor of Alumni Relations Armin Afsahi with GoPro founder Nick Woodman at UC San Diego’s Price Center ballroom..

The School of GoPro: Founder Nick Woodman's Five Lessons for Success

By Kristen Gross for UC San Diego News Center on June 12, 2014

Woodman, who received the UC San Diego Outstanding Alumnus Award, went on to say that it was his persistence and not taking ‘no’ for an answer that put him on the trail that he’s blazing today...Woodman’s visual arts degree taught him much more than sculpting — it helped him learn how to engage an audience and get people to believe in his vision through a visual medium. “I use my degree every day,” he said....

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Nick Woodman is a Visual Arts Studio Undergraduate Alum.

In honor of his career accomplishments, UC San Diego’s street leading to Black’s Beach was renamed Nick Woodman Way during Alumni Weekend. Pictured left to right: Justin Wilkenfeld, GoPro marketing; Suzi Wilkenfeld, Justin’s wife; Ceppie Federman, Nick’s mother; Jill Woodman, alumna and Nick’s wife; Nick Woodman, alumnus and GoPro founder; Armin Afsahi, AVC and chief alumni officer; and Pradeep K. Khosla, Chancellor.

Photos by Erik Jepsen for UC San Diego Publications. Courtesy of UC San Diego News

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