Hey there, I’m Brenden, and as a kid, I was always captivated by the idea of being an astronaut or a daring adventurer, envisioning myself scaling ancient pyramids and living to tell the tales. While my life took a different path, I have embarked on a profound adventure—one that delves into the depths of my own heart.
The more I explore, the more I realize how small but important I am in the grand scheme of things. And yet, paradoxically, it’s in embracing this perspective that my capacity to love keeps expanding. There are countless inspiring stories I could share, from my days as a professional athlete to my travels across over 50 countries and even my time teaching physical education in East Africa. But those stories can wait for another time.
In this moment what truly matters to me is your story—the journey that has brought you to this very moment, reading these words. I firmly believe that the universe orchestrates everything with precision, and it’s no coincidence that you’re here right now. My mission, my passion, and the purpose of my entire existence is to inspire you to consistently remember that you hold the pen as the author of your own life. No “buts,” “ands,” “ifs,” or regrets—YOU are in control. And if ever you struggle to recall this truth, I invite you to find inspiration through my journey.
“Life begins where fear ends.”
A Multifaceted Journey
From an early age, I embodied the spirit of an eclectic child, traversing various worlds with enthusiasm and curiosity. In one realm, I excelled in sports, pushing my limits and discovering the thrill of physical achievement. In another realm, I found joy in transforming old holiday and birthday cards into homemade Egyptian papyrus, immersing myself in the enchanting world of hieroglyphs. These diverse passions shaped the tapestry of my childhood. And just like many of you who are reading this, I, too, felt destined for a world that had not yet materialized at that time. We were the children with untamed imaginations and unbounded potential, yearning to construct the very reality we inhabit today. Now, as grownups, we stand united, collaborating to shape and build the world we once dreamt of—side by side.
How I became a Mentor, Speaker & Cacao Guide
From my earliest days, leadership has been woven into the very fabric of who I am. Whether it was during my school years or on the sports field, I naturally gravitated towards roles where others sought inspiration and a comforting relatable presence to confide in. It was a seamless transition for me into the realm of personal growth, guided by a higher purpose.
Several years ago, I embarked on a journey with ceremonial cacao—an experience that elevated my love for chocolate and my fascination with ancient Meso-American civilizations to new heights. Pure cacao became a catalyst for expanding the heart in ways I could have never imagined. Its essence is profound, unlocking a gateway to profound transformation and soulful connections.
My work/purpose in images
I am a dedicated student of life and deeply committed to lifelong curiosity and peace for myself and others.