Che is known for his ability to capture the attention of any audience by spreading messages of self-knowledge, community involvement, youth empowerment, leadership ,determination and culture. His messages consist of experience collected on his own personal journey added with the those who have inspired him along the way.

Selected Mentorships, Workshops, Lectures, Panels, Speeches, Presentations

• 99U Local Toronto Mentorship Panel w/ Hustlegrl & Gavin Sheppard, Design Cofounders
• A Discussion With Machel Montano: 33 Years On Stage, The Boissiere’s House, Toronto, ON
• Dare to Create a Future through the Arts – Careers and Connections for Creatives (Cultural Hotspot), Cedar Ridge Creative Centre
• Walter Gordon Symposium, Massey College, University of Toronto
• Pan Am Path, Event Host, Hart House, University of Toronto
• Business For the Arts Keynote Lunch
• United Nations, Multimedia & Multiculturalism Forum
• Spiritual Hertiage Education Newtork, The Spirit of Hip Hop Keynote
• What’s Next Forum, Who do we speak for the arts in Canada, Edmonton
• Ontario Non-Profit Network (ONN) Conference, BeautifulCity Presentation
• Power of the Arts National Forum presented by Michaelle Jean Foundation, Lecturer
• Lost Lyrics, Artist Integrity Workshop
• Daniels Spectrum Ada Slaight Youth Mentorshop Program
• My City My Story Program, Artist In Residence, 9 Month Photography Program
• Selam Youth Group, Photography Workshop
• Ignite The Americas, OAS CIC Authorities Meeting, OAS headquarters, Washington, USA
• Reasoning Radio, Kingston Jamaica, “Music in the education system” discussion panelist
• Dorest Park, Youth Council, Artist Talk

• YouthScape Conference, Institutional Change Theme, Workshop Leader, Banff Alberta
• Metropolitan Preparatory Academy, Full day Photography Workshop
• Ignite The Americas, 10 min Speech at OAS 4th Cultural Ministerial, Barbados
• Centre For Spanish Speaking People, Photography Workshop
• North By North East, Music Conference, ʻLet Let me inʼ, Panelist
• Positivity, Artist Panel, w/ moderators Talib Kweli, Danny Simmons & Jamel Shabazz, NYC
• DesiFest, Yonge & Dundas Squre, Guest Host
• Mobile City, City Of Toronto Youth Photography Program, Speech at Winners Exhibition
• Asian Heritage Month, Peel District School Board, Artist Talk for 411 Inititative For Change
• Regent Park Focus/Luminato Photography Workshop w/ Jamel Shabazz
• Camp Bellaleo – Councilors In Training – Photography workshop
• South Asian Heritage Month – India Photo Lecture
• My City My Story, Photography Mentor
• The Remix Project, Photography Mentor, William Nguyen aka “Photo Will”
• The Remix Project, Managing Director Mentor, Connect The Dot Website
• Regent Park Focus/Pathways to Education, Luminato Photography Workshop
• Ryerson University, Artist Talk
• Appleby High School, Photography Lecture
• Red Bull MET, Photography Workshop

"I find it difficult to focus, except on all the possibilities."

− Anonymous

"Every one is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid."

− Albert Einstein

"First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win"

− Mahatma Gandhi

"Build your own dreams or someone else will hire you to build theirs "

− Tony Gaskins Jr.

"Where the needs of the world and your talents cross, there lies your vocation "

− Aristotle

"Remember to count your blessings and not your problems"

− Anonymous

"A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams"

− John Barrymore

"What is to be must be"

− Bob Marley

"We all die. The goal isn't to live forever. The goal is to create something that will. "

− Chuck Palahniuk

"If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence."

− Lao Tzu

"The primary function of a leader is to keep hope alive."

− John William Gardner

"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."

− Lao Tzu

"If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything."

− Alexander Hamilton

"Logic will get you from A-Z. Imagination will get you everywhere."

− Albert Einstein

"Don't feel lonely - the entire world is inside you."

− Rumi

"Fortunately art is a community effort."

− Allen Ginsburg

"The best kind of magic doesn't trick you. It makes you truly believe."

− Anonymous

"The camera takes on the character and the personality of the handler."

− Walker Evens

"Don't let what you can't do interfere with what you can do in this world."

− John Wooden

"Study the greats and become greater."

− Michael Jackson