Turin, from Gresham, is a former high school and college football star who graduated from Portland State University with a degree in civil engineering.
While working as vice president of the family rock quarry business, Turin joined the Gold Rush series in 2011, after appearing as a guest in several episodes during season one.
Turin will be keynote speaker at LBCC’s Career Technical Education Signing Day held at the college Feb. 16.
The presentation is free and open to the public. For special needs and accommodations, call 541‑917‑4789 or Oregon Relay TDD at 1‑800‑735‑2900 at least 72 hours in advance of the event.