OVI IS ON A MISSION
"As a Youth Speaker, 'My mission is to inspire youth to graduate, become skillful leaders, and be role models in our communities.'"
A Youth Speaker Trusted by thousands.
Universities, schools, and corporations.
Ovidilio David Vásquez is a Youth Speaker who went from a farmboy raised in a poor village in the sugarcane fields of Central America to being accepted to Harvard Business School Online. Ovi has worked for global corporations like; Apple, Tesla, Salesforce, Uber, and General Motors.
He earned his B.A. in Business Management and is a TEDx speaker on Self-Leadership. He is the author of six books —including a #1 Bestseller, and has been a recurrent On-air collaborator for Univision.
Ovi is a role model for first-generation college students. He educates and connects with students by sharing his remarkable story and insights on how they can succeed in school. Through social media, Ovi has helped thousands nationwide by sharing over a Million Dollars in scholarships for minority students.
Ovi is bilingual (Spanish), bicultural, and bi-literate. He emerges today as one of the most engaging, sought-after bilingual youth leadership speakers of our time.
"I learned to wield a machete in the sugarcane fields at the tender age of eight, then, continued working in the fields 'til I turned fifteen. When I moved to the U.S. in 2006 unaccompanied, my life changed forever. Soon after, my mom had to return home to care for my dying grandmother. Left alone, with zero support, I did the only thing I could do —survive..." —Ovidilio David Vasquez
WHY HIRE OVI AS YOUR KEYNOTE SPEAKER?
Ovi is not only a Youth Speaker, he has worked for some of the most globally recognized corporations in the world. He is a published author. He brings in real-world practical strategies that work today. With his extensive experience in the real-world as a young professional, he knows what it takes to get to where you want to be. Even if, you were not born in the United States, you were born in the fields, or you grew up with low to no resources.
"OFTEN TIMES, WHAT STUDENTS NEED, IS AN INSPIRING MESSAGE THAT CAN BRING HOPE TO THEIR LIVES FULL OF CHALLENGES"
—Ovidilio David Vásquez