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.
10/12/23 9:00am Chattanooga, TN Chattanooga State
10/17/23 12:00pm Memphis, TN Southwest Tennessee Community College - UAC
10/18/23 12:00pm Memphis, TN Southwest Tennessee Community College - MCC
·Storytelling and Identity
·Being an immigrant in America
·Diversity and Inclusion
·Equity vs Equality
·Mental Health Advocacy
·Motivation and Encouragement
·Finding Your Purpose
·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.
- Monica Fung, Director of Student Activities, Champlain College, Burlington, VT
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