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  Braden Villanueva

Braden Villanueva

Player Profile

Media Relations Art Director


(818) 677-6634-office

Braden Villanueva is currently in his tenth season (2010-11) as art director at Cal State Northridge. His responsibilities include the design and production of the athletic department publications.

Braden began working with the department as a freelance graphic artist in 1996. He has earned numerous honors including various regional awards as well as nine CoSIDA "Best in the Nation" awards.

Prior to CSUN, Villanueva served as art director for Ventura County Parent and a monthly trade magazine, as well as associate art director for Junior Baseball magazine. He also worked as a graphic artist for the city of Beverly Hills, Department of Recreation and Parks.

Braden earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinema-Television Arts with an emphasis in Television Production from CSUN in 1997.

Braden, his wife Lily, and their son Jaden, reside in Valencia.

Braden's Bio
Favorite Food: Carne Asada
Least Favorite Food: Fish
Favorite Movie: Spaceballs
Favorite TV Show: The Office
Favorite Actor: Jack Nicholson (because he is a Laker fan)
Favorite Actress: Jennifer Garner
Would Most Like To Meet: Noah
Enjoys Listening To The Music Of: Babyface
The Best Thing About Working At CSUN: I don't have to drive to the Westside
What Actor Would Play The Lead If a Movie Was Made Of My Life: John Cho (not many Asians to choose from)
Hobbies: Photography, Golf, Basketball
Greatest Heroes: Jesus
If I Had a Million Dollars, I would: Invest it after taking a European vacation