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. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. No time for fiction… I only believe in realism… Pedro Albizu Campos!

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Hurting my daughters Heaven and Starr during the separation of their mother and me.

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’s your best quality?

A. That my heart allows me to be equally compassionate about a perfect stranger and a best friend. The downside is that people often mistake kindness for weakness.