A recent graduate from the University of Massachusetts with a degree in Sports Management, he is a product of the culturally rich East Harlem neighborhood in NYC. Growing up his surroundings made him keenly aware about the ways that sports and music have profoundly impacted our lives. Nonetheless, having been instilled by his parents the importance of education he has managed to humbly succeed at every level as an honor roll student throughout his academic career pursuing his personal interests as topics of further research. Most recently he has written a literature review about some of the current publications out on sneakers history and sneaker culture. Till this day he continues to pursue his interests in the never relenting quest for knowledge and goal of one day changing the world and conditions that have brought about so many of the problems of which we are effected today. Some of his hobbies and interests include photography, reading, history, watching his favorite sport teams and playing pickup games of basketball in his down time.