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. This author discovered the power of transforming adversity into positive energy being placed in foster care by his first birthday.
Schwartzen Precil, erupted as a mentor and community leader 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.
"Most people struggle with acceptance, identity, and emotional instability their entire lives. I decided not to blame other people and take full responsibility."-Schwartzen Precil