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. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. I use the word phenomenal a lot. But it’s mostly because I haven’t found an equally powerful and express word to state the obvious when I think something is simply phenomenal.

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 fantasy profession?

A. To be able to write full-time and work with the youth in the process. The written word is a powerful thing that can awaken minds and change the course of lives at the same time.

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.

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