John Lawson is a Graduate Teaching Assistant pursuing a master’s degree in Kinesiology. Originally from Pembroke Pines, John graduated from UCF with a bachelor’s degree in Sport and Exercise Science. Following graduation, he took a gap year and worked for a private company as an office manager. In the future, he hopes to pursue a Ph.D in Kinesiology and become a university professor. John’s research interests include blood flow restriction training in relation to injury rehabilitation, performance-enhancing drugs, and epigenetics.