Probably not, he was one of the first teens to die from AIDS... a year or so before most of you were born!
Today, World AIDS Day, it is quite important that all become informed of this devastating tragedy and the many sorrows left languishing in its wake.
Here is one of the many tributes to Ryan that appear today:
And... a special tribute from the BBC:
And this from Ryan's hometown:
A search will surely uncover many other tributes telling of this young boy's courage in confronting his imminent death.