Damien Boykin was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He spent most his life playing AAA hockey (yes, there’s hockey in Texas). After graduating from the University of Arkansas with a Political Science degree, he chose to pursue acting. He spent two years after college in Chicago, Illinois performing improv and acting around the city. He was later accepted into the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City, in which he took part in their three year acting program. Credits include: Iago in Othello, Trip in Other Desert Cities, and Adam in The Shape of Things, among others. He is excited to experience Winona, and work with the great people at GRSF!