Meet 38-year-old Devin Graham, the creator of the uber popular YouTube channel, devinsupertramp.
Devin launched his YouTube channel back in 2010, close to the platform’s starting date, with a dream of creating stories through video. His initial videos consisted of drone shots from around the world, capturing the beauty of various countries. But as his skill grew, so did his range of content. As Devin branched into sports videos, he was contacted by big names such as Subaru, Ford and Disney to create video content for their commercials, all while continuing to funnel content to his YouTube channel.
Now, Devin has a video production company, focuses on visual story creation and has over 6 million YouTube subscribers. Within moments of watching any of his videos, you’ll see that his channel provides creative, original content. Categories include Insane Stunts (which really are wild); Parkour Videos that find people performing parkour moves in silly, reenacted versions of movies such as Jurassic World; Short Films that feature various subjects, such as capturing Pokémon; Video Games in Real Life that center on games like Minecraft; and World Travel, where Devin captures the beauty of places around the world.
If you’re into sports, gaming, movies or just fun stunts, you will find an insane amount of content. Devin usually creates video ads for games and even movies that are promoted by the video’s end. And for an added bonus, his content is original with no profane language, no sexual content and no crude asides (Now, this may not be true of all videos, but of each that I reviewed, nothing of the sort was found).
Now, because some of these videos review games of all sorts, you will find spiritual elements in a few of the video games. Mild violence is also present in video games that feature zombies. One video features a Pokémon that can lay strong curses by sticking a needle into its body. And, of course, because Devin works closely with so many companies, many of his videos essentially serve as commercials–encouraging you to buy and try stuff. Although his company does state that they focus on family-friendly content, yet this means different things for different families.
Devinsupertramp is a YouTube channel filled with content that can reach a wide variety of ages. Some of the videos that include parkour could easily be viewed by an older elementary student, while others should be reserved for middle school and above. From those that I observed, there was no language or sexual content to be found. However, a few spiritual elements and mild violence do exist in select videos.
Kristin Smith joined the Plugged In team in 2017. Formerly a Spanish and English teacher, Kristin loves reading literature and eating authentic Mexican tacos. She and her husband, Eddy, love raising their children Judah and Selah. Kristin also has a deep affection for coffee, music, her dog (Cali) and cat (Aslan).