Be Your Own Hero
As a 2019 American Book Fest best book award finalist in Young Adult Non-Fiction, "Be Your Own Hero: Turning Obstacles into Opportunities" has taken the literary world by storm. Author, Schwartzen Precil, writes about his discovery of transforming adversity into positive energy after being placed in foster care by his first birthday.
Schwartzen Precil, erupted as a mentor, community leader, and activist as an AmeriCorp VISTA after his undergraduate studies. His advocacy for erasing poverty with leading practices that produced healthier outcomes for low opportunity youth and their families.
"I decided to stop blaming others for what happened as a child. Instead, I take full responsibility of my mental well-being as an adult."