Ivan Sanchez

Ivan Sanchez was born in the Bronx, New York City, in 1972. He left the inner city in 1993, and earned an associate's degree in applied science from Virginia's ECPI College of Technology and a bachelor's degree in management from the University of Phoenix. He currently holds a supervisory position with a major manufacturing organization in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and works as a youth advocate and motivational speaker in his spare time.

Books by this Author

Next Stop

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Some choose to dream hard, others wake up and work hard to make their dreams come true.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Sitting in a cabin overlooking the snow covered mountains of Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs surrounded by my closest.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. That I’m human and that I still walk with a daily struggle to stay away from the street life. The mentality is so deeply rooted in who I am that sometimes I have to remind myself that I’m no longer that street hood.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I’d love to be able to sing like Luther Vandross.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Mentoring the youth.

Explore

CONNECT WITH US