Maximo Anguiano is an actor, activist, athlete, creative, entrepreneur, public intellectual, personality, organizer, and thought-leader out of San Antonio, Texas. He has emerged as one of the most talented and dynamic individuals of his generation. As a critical, intellectual voice on the intersection of culture, sociopolitics, and social justice, Maximo is a champion of the Latinx/@/a/o community and the ultimate cross-pollinator of innovation. He is the former Executive Director of the ¡Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund, brainchild behind the #WeLiveHeritage webseries, and the interim Director at My Brother's Keeper San Antonio. As a Master’s of Science candidate at Grand Valley State University, Maximo studied at Macquarie University in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia where he completed an ethnographic case study on the colonialism of the Indigenous Australian population—the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. He was a member of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Alexander Briseño Leadership Development Program Class of 2016 and former member of the Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity Incorporated’s Board of Directors; he currently sits on the P.E.A.C.E. Initiative’s Board of Directors and is the Chairperson at Teatro Audaz San Antonio. Through various community, artistic, and educational works, Maximo's passion & charisma have electrified crowds; bringing a fresh, progressive and driven approach to changing the world. His recent film & theatre credits include, “La Llorona,” “Jotos del Barrio,” and “Dos Chicanos, Un Camino.” He has also recently been featured with various organizations such as Voto Latino, Latino Justice PRLDEF, NPR Latino USA, Univision News, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Theatre for Change, RAW:natural born artists, and many more. Finally, Maximo credits his ambition and motivation to his number one fan: his mother. Connect with Maximo on social media @blurbsmithblots.