Gustavo Moradel is a talented musician, speaker, and advocate with a passion for using his music and platform to make a positive impact. Born in Honduras and having immigrated to the US at the age of 12, Gustavo's journey has been a testament to the power of perseverance and the pursuit of dreams.
As a singer-songwriter, Gustavo's music touches the hearts of millions around the world. His soulful rendition of "Imagine" by John Lennon captured the attention of the online community, reaching an impressive 9 million views on YouTube. Through his powerful performances and thoughtful lyrics, he skillfully combines his love for music with his dedication to promoting social change.
Beyond the digital world, Gustavo has been invited to advocate for DACA dreamers, shedding light on the challenges and aspirations of undocumented immigrants in the United States. His efforts to raise awareness about DACA and support for the undocumented community have led him to perform at significant events, including the Democratic National Committee, where his voice resonated with policymakers and activists alike.
The reach of Gustavo's music extends beyond the political sphere. He was invited as a guest musician by former President Clinton for his Clinton Foundation event, allowing him to use his artistry to support various philanthropic endeavors and inspire positive change on a global scale.
With millions of plays on Spotify, Gustavo's music has become a powerful tool in conveying his message of hope, resilience, and inclusivity. His captivating performances at numerous universities across the country have served as a source of motivation for students and audiences alike, inspiring them to embrace their unique backgrounds and embrace empathy for others.
Gustavo Moradel's life story as an immigrant is a testament to the transformative power of music and advocacy. Through his tireless efforts, he continues to be an advocate for the voiceless, a beacon of hope for dreamers, and an inspiring figure for everyone who encounters his uplifting music and message.
·Illegal: My personal story of crossing the US/MEXICAN border at 12 years of age.
·The Meaning of Self Care
*These talks can be done in English or Spanish.
Thanks for checking in! Gustavo was amazing! He was very communicative the entire time and the process of him arriving to campus was seamless. He enjoyed our campus and engaged so well with our community. His performance was also extremely enjoyable, fun, and beautiful. Everyone who attended it has given us many compliments and praise. We would love to work with Gustavo again in the future! - Monica Fung, Director of Student Activities, Champlain College, Burlington, VT
I did all the communications with Gustavo. He actually arrived a little bit ahead of time, he was really nice and kind, and was easy to work with. All the students who I have talked to really liked Gustavo. His was exceptional and wish that more people could have been there to witness his performance. - William Inzer, Coffeehouse Chair, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO
We hope to have him back again in the future. Thank you so much for your help during this process. We appreciate it! - Ciara Noel, Coordinator, Civic Engagement and Intercultural Education, Governors State University, University Park, IL