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2015 Scholarship Winners

Continuing the tradition of awarding Scholarships to deserving students, who will be tomorrow’s trendsetters. Nicole Lopez, John Jay College Danitsa Andaluz, Lehman College

J.W. Cortes – #Latinotrendsetter Host

J.W. Cortes is an award-winning Marine-combat-veteran-turned-actor, singer, filmmaker and activist. As an actor, he trained in New York City at the world renowned William Esper Studio under highly regarded teacher Terry Knickerbocker. He is best known for originating his recurring role as Detective Alvarez on the FOX hit-series Gotham. In 2012 he worked as an…

Denise Bidot – #Latinotrendsetter Host

“THERE IS NO WRONG WAY TO BE A WOMAN” DENISE BIDOT Denise Bidot, the size 14, Puerto Rican and Kuwait, international plus-size model, TV personality, the voice and advocate for curvy women, and self-love, can be recognized for her groundbreaking movements within the Fashion Industry. Her work for straight- and plus-size brands such as Forever…

5 Reasons Why Jumping Rope Workouts Are Awesome

Remember when you were a kid and you and your friends would jump rope or double-dutch? Well, bring that fun back because jumping rope isn’t only for kids to enjoy. The benefits to your wallet, heart, weight and the rest of your body is too great not to jump rope. So here are five reasons…

Anthony Lolli, Rapid Realty CEO

Anthony Lolli is a real estate developer and founder of the Brookyln-based brokerage firm Rapid Realty. Education and career Lolli attended John Jay High School and then went to Brooklyn-based Kingsborough College. In 1998, he founded a real estate agency, Rapid Realty, at the age of 21. In 2009, Rapid Realty became the first rental-based…

MARCO RUBIO MAKING MOVE FOR PRESIDENCY?

The news of Republican junior U.S. Senator from Florida, Marco Rubio assembling a team to make a bid for the position of President of the United States is a source of excitement for Latinos in the United States. The Miami born son of Cuban parents has built a solid reputation and could be a crucial…