Fernando was born and raised in Cochabamba, Bolivia. He holds an Economics and International Business degree from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business. He is also a trained actor and his passion for acting and social change inspired him to co-found “Educating the Streets – Building Society” an award winning capability program for working children that won the Dell Social Innovation Competition in partnership with Brown University that uses performing arts and the engagement of actors in society. More recently, he was invited as guest speaker for the World Bank’s Youth Talks. He completed a short documentary in 2018 titled Taking Off about working children in Bolivia. about working child The Fight will be Fernando’s first feature.