Ian Whiters has performed bass and vocals in various bands with Jake, Kyle, and Rance, including Surreal, Prevalent Dreams, and Churchill Downs. Ian got an NES when he was 5 and has been hopelessly addicted to video games ever since. His favorite games include Punch-Out!, Mega Man 2, Ninja Gaiden, and Super Smash TV.
Ian is currently a junior at Michigan State University with a teaching major in the field of East Asian Culture and Language: Japanese, and a minor in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. He will begin his internship in the fall of 2011 and plans to eventually teach English in Japan.