"To do more for the world
than the world does for you
-That is success"

Keynote at Young Men's Summit

The Young Men's Summit, hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, brings middle school boys from the Silicon Valley together to learn about future possibilities and interact with local executives who volunteered as table mentors for the day. 

The other speakers included-

  • Steve Frick (Former NASA Astronaut, Director, Lockheed Martin Advanced Tech Center),
  • Sleiman Itani (Co-Founder of Atheer, Augmented Reality)
  • Jose Orozco Acosta (Senior Software Engineer, Insikt)

FFA Retiring Address to over 7,000 Students

One of the most impactful moments of my life was to motivate and encourage over 7,000 high school students with my FFA President's retitiring address, "Who Cares". The video starts with my friends and twin sister introducing me and then my introduction to capture the attention of the thousans at Selland Arena in Fresno, California. My message was about respect and integrity.

Educating for Careers Conference

  • Over 3,000 teachers annually attend the California Education for Careers conference, a function of the California Department of Education, Career Technical Education.
  • I had the opportunity to share the importance of Career Technical Service Organizations (CTSO's), like FFA, and the impact my experience in FFA has had in my life. 

CAL Conference Keynote

I delivered a keynote titled, "Strategic Engagement- how to fix American agriculture's marginalization" at the Collegiate Ag Leaders (CAL) Conference. 

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Merced County FARM2U Day

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Fresno State ASI Senator