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Sophomore’s ‘Big Man on Campus’ video goes viral

Jack Giesey’s video wasn’t intended to go viral, but that’s exactly what’s happened for the Mayfield sophomore.

Screenshot of a video by Andrew Schreiber

Jack Giesey’s video wasn’t intended to go viral, but that’s exactly what’s happened for the Mayfield sophomore.

Shane Pigram, Guest Writer

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Sophomore Jack Giesey went from heelying in the hall ways to heelying to the news feed.

Jack Giesey is known around school for his heelys adventures throughout the hallways, classrooms, and now for being the star in the “Big Man On Campus” viral t-pose video. Giesey was filmed during a band class study hall where he decided to go into a popular t-pose and ride down the auditorium ramp. Giesey did not intend for this video to go viral. He said, “My goal was just to make a video that my friends and I could laugh at.”

The “Big Man On Campus” video went viral on popular social media sites such as YouTube, Twitter, iFunny, and Instagram. The video ended up generating over 1.5 million views. Giesey was very ecstatic about the growth he saw in the video and said “I felt so excited and proud because I was getting so much support for the video even though it going viral wasn’t my intention.”

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