Mentor Bio

Jose Solorzano,
Senior advisor

Mr. Solorzano graduated with valedictorian status at St. John Bosco High School and recently earned his bachelor's degree by creating his own marketing major from the University of California, Berkeley (Cal). During high school, he was the president of Gaming Club, the Society of Young Politicians, and Paintball Club, and he held officer positions in Key Club, Spanish Honor Society, and National Honor Society. In addition, he was the chairman and former vice president of Medicine and Engineering Honor Society in which he helped transition a high school club into an international NGO in nine countries and assisted its four charity divisions dedicated to veterans and victims of natural disasters. Currently, he is the founder and CEO of Kustom Life Co and Fratty Bear, Los Angeles/Berkeley-based startups that customize apparel. His company has collaborated with multiple companies and celebrities. He also works on marketing for El General and Mexico Artesanal, clothing corporations that focus on the Latinx apparel industry.  Furthermore, he is a partner for JJ Pacific, a financial consulting company that works on international projects and investments.