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. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Raising two very humble and beautiful daughters who are college bound. They represent everything about breaking the cycle of poverty and despair I was raised in.

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 biggest pet peeve?

A. Stupid people who think they are intelligent.

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.