I am an entrepreneur
When I was at school no-one really encouraged me to go to university but I am so glad I overcame my initial fear.
Swansea changed my outlook on life. Now I run two companies, sit on the boards of two others and have travelled the world, meeting royalty and a UK Prime Minister.
Studying Economics opened my mind to the infinite potential we all possess. Within months of starting university I had set up my first business promoting music events with my best friend.
I have fond memories of DJ-ing on campus and during my second and third years I played at festivals and club nights across the UK. But my real dream was to use music and make a living doing something positive for the community.
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Today my companies, and my charitable foundation, have one thing in common – they give people the confidence to improve their lives, just like I did.
I have won several business awards, been an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust and met Richard Branson, but I haven’t achieved everything I want – not by a long way. I have a hundred more dreams I want to work on before I am done.
I knew when I first surfed on Gower I would find it hard to leave. Now I am a director of a surf school for disabled people. Great waves, great people and the beauty of Gower – Swansea University has it all.”