Ovi has worked for global corporations like; Apple, Tesla, Salesforce, and Uber. He was raised as a farmboy in a poor village in the sugarcane fields of Central America, and recently was accepted to Harvard Business School Online. He is a best-selling author of six books, a TEDx speaker, and an Univision On-air collaborator.
Ovi is a role model for first-generation college students. He educates and connects with students by sharing his story and insights on how they can succeed in their education. Through social media, Ovi has helped thousands of students nationwide by sharing $1,000,000+ in scholarships for minority students. He emerges today as one of the most sought-after bilingual youth leadership speakers of our time.
"I learned to use a machete in the sugarcane fields at the age of eight, and continued working 'til I turned fourteen. When I moved to the U.S. in 2006 unaccompanied, my life changed forever. Soon after in 2009, 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..." ~Ovi