ABOUT THE AUTHOR
I was born in Seattle, Washington, and raised by a Filipino father and half-Filipino, half-Caucasian mother—two figures that instilled in me a passion to pursue higher education. Growing up, it was reading manga books and other books late into the night, lit by my night light that ignited my imagination. I read so often that my books were taken away when I was punished. However, my continuous reading has allowed me to dream and see the world in opportunities.
Drawing on my personal experiences, I write to motivate and empower young readers to positively impact their lives and the world. My latest work aims to inspire parents to involve their children in litter cleanup efforts and sustainable living in the hopes of creating a cleaner and healthier planet.
MY CALLING BECOMES MY PASSION
After putting so many hours into my first book, I realized how fun it is to go through this process. I love seeing the different stages of my bookmaking and putting my ideas into something physical. Due to this, I dream to write more books and already have so many ideas.
I want children to look into my books and see kids that look just like them. I hope that they could feel represented and learn valuable lessons as they read.
In the next few years, I hope to write many more books and inspire children with my content to make a difference in their communities and the world.