Born and raised in San Diego, California, Aaron Gilliam has always been actively involved in sports. His love of sports photography came from seeing his favorite athletes gracefully sprawled across the pages of Sports Illustrated and ESPN magazines. At the age of 8, he received his first camera from a family member and began crafting his vision.

Gilliam attended California State University, Fullerton where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations and Photojournalism and has worked as a Photo Editor for the National Football League for Super Bowl XLVIII and XLIX, and has provided support for Pro Bowl, Draft, Combine, and Training Camp coverage.

Whether he is shooting an event, portraits or products, his knowledge of and passion for photography allows him to deliver results that meet or exceed clients expectations. His drive has enabled him to travel throughout the world to capture the perfect image for his clients.