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TikTok Titan

I’m sure you’ve seen Nick Goldberg (‘23) out and about around campus. Whether he is playing baseball, terrorizing people with his camera, or at SALT drives, that man stays involved. But did you know that he is the mastermind behind @kbftsports on TikTok? (Shameless plug). You probably do, as he’s most likely sent you 1000 […]


I’m sure you’ve seen Nick Goldberg (‘23) out and about around campus. Whether he is playing baseball, terrorizing people with his camera, or at SALT drives, that man stays involved.

But did you know that he is the mastermind behind @kbftsports on TikTok? (Shameless plug).

You probably do, as he’s most likely sent you 1000 links and told you to comment “W” on the recent post at least once.

But even if he hasn’t, his masterful, short TikTok videos tend to speak for themselves. These TikTok videos have taken over the social media feeds of CB students and are often greeted by hundreds (sometimes thousands) of likes and comments.

TikTok is full of hundreds of creators just like Nick, and the myriad of available, accessible ideas is essential to his craft. Some of these creators have achieved fame from short, silly videos, and Nick hopes to do the same and bring a glowing reputation to CB sports.

When I watch these videos myself, I give a quick double-tap, comment the occasional “W” and go on with my day. But what I didn’t know was how much time and effort is put into these TikToks. I thought they would take maybe 10, 15 minutes, but days go into the production of these short videos, as Nick has a multi-step plan to create the best content possible. Nick says the first step of his process of creating a viral video includes scrolling through TikTok and finding “really cool football TikToks. And normally they’ll have sounds or really cool remixes of songs. So I’ll watch and save those and the creative juices just start flowing,” he says.

Next, he will revisit those saved videos before a game, and when he’s filming “will keep in mind the shots [he wants] to get and all of the different players”.

After getting all of these shots and spending hours on the field at the cold, long games, he compiles the clips and produces what ultimately ends up on TikTok and Instagram.

“It takes a good amount of time to edit,” says Nick. “Some of the videos take 15 to 20 minutes, and others take around three or four hours depending on the video and quality of the edit”.

Obviously worth his time, some of these videos have done quite well, such as the one below.

@kbftsports 🫵 #fyp #kbft #fnl #spirit #pb3 ♬ Beat Automotivo Tan Tan Tan Viral – WZ Beat


A simple video of football player Phillip Bell (‘25) pointing while holding the ball during a PAT kick garnered 24.5k likes and 250.7k views. Insane.

KBFT Program Director Mr. Brendan Hogan ‘95 is especially proud of how well these videos have come together and admires Nick’s dedication and work ethic. Mr. Hogan claims that the most valuable aspect of Nick’s skills is that “he has a great vision — I love that he is always working. There is a part of Nick Goldberg’s brain that is never not thinking of the next Instagram or TikTok video for KBFT Sports”.

This is true, as sometimes when I’m minding my own business during class, I will be disturbed by a loud scream from Nick saying “Oh my gosh bro. Just wait for this next TikTok. It’s so sick”. While you may think someone could never get this excited about a TikTok, I actually wrote this quote down verbatim during my D Set today.

Aside from his loud, often disruptive antics, Nick has really good intentions. His main goal with the account is to recruit new students to the CB community. “He is a promoter of Christian Brothers. He is happy to be here and is just a good representative of the school,” Mr. Hogan says.

This goal is being achieved as comments such as the ones below have begun appearing under his videos.


Hire this man, Mrs. McCarthy!


Nick loves his school and wants others to experience the greatness that is Christian Brothers High School, and by making these videos, he feels that he can allow others to share in his CB pride. His infectious enthusiasm ultimately promotes a better, stronger school community where students are more supportive of their peers.

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