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.

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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 any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I’d continue to just be myself. I’ve fought long and hard to get where I am today, to become the man that I am today and I see no reason to abandon myself now.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Most likely my height, I’m a tiny little man at 5 feet 5, 5 feet 6 inches on a good day.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. First my mother for being strong enough to raise three kids in the Bronx alone… Next, President Obama for bringing an entire nation and world together. He does indeed represent change.

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

A. Mentoring the youth.

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