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“My number one fear is laying on my deathbed and thinking that I didn’t give this life my all”- Andrew Kroeze

My number one fear and my number one purpose...

I know this is not an easy job. What drives you?

My number one fear and my number one purpose. My number one fear is laying on my deathbed and thinking that I didn’t give this life my all. That I didn’t truly find myself. That I didn’t help as many people as I possibly could have. That I didn’t do everything that I was fully capable of. And my number one purpose. My number one purpose is to foster love and community. I’m always looking for ways to bring people together and bring more positivity into this world. That is what drives me.

None of us are able to achieve success without some help along the way. Is there a particular person who you are grateful towards who helped get you to where you are? What lesson did you learn from them?

My mom. Honestly, without her unconditional love, I don’t think anything I have done in my life would have been possible. She has taught me how to care for people. How to listen. And how to love others.

How do you push through your worst times?

I confide in my friends, lift weights, and meditate a lot. I have a tattoo down my spine that says “This Too Shall Pass.” I live by that every day. I know, good or bad, nothing is permanent. And if I’m going through a rough time, brighter days are ahead.

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