Andres Lara

Andres Lara

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Andres is the author of several international-selling books, former president of “Inspiration Magazine”, and a nationally known speaker, all by the age of 24. His story of escaping from Cuba at 16 without parents, money, or the ability to speak a word of English inspires audiences everywhere.

Biography

Andres graduated with honors from Montclair State University with a major in Speech Communication and a minor in creative writing. He is the author of several international-selling books including; "Inspire the Sleeping Giant Within," published in Korea, Africa, and the USA; "How to Stay Motivated During Difficult Times" and "The Finish Line." He has appeared on famous radio shows and been featured in countless news papers all around the country. He's currently the CEO of A. Success Training, former president of Inspiration Magazine, and a nationally known speaker. His messages reach millions every week in 33 countries around the globe through his site at http://www.TheCubanGuy.com.

What inspires his audiences the most is that he has accomplished all this by the age of 24 even though not everything came to him on a silver spoon. At the age of 16 he escaped from Cuba and arrived in America homeless, without his parents, and without money or the ability to speak even a word of English. Andres’ real-life story of how he overcame his worst nightmare of living on the streets, turned his life around, found inspiration, and succeeded in spite of all obstacles is the foundation for his sessions.

•Hispanic Heritage Month Program: “How Hispanics & Latinos Can Move Forward to Challenge the Status Quo” - Hispanics and Latinos in this country are those who are willing to take leadership for their lives. Leaving everything behind to start a new life means they possess the characteristics that are the hallmark of successful people; commitment, determination, motivation, self-reliance and the ability to adapt.

•College Orientation Program: “How to Move Forward When You Feel Like Quitting During Your First Year in College” - This extremely interactive, fun and inspirational program is designed to help students break through thoughts of uncertainty, doubts, and the lack of confidence that comes with the unfamiliarity of a new journey. But most importantly, it is designed to help students transition with confidence.

•Leadership Program: “How to Move Forward When You Feel Like Quitting: Becoming Unstoppable” - This program will address how to stay motivated during difficult times, how to turn setbacks into comebacks and thoughts of doubt into confidence, and how to create and maintain momentum.