Texas Border Enterprise
By Amanda Sotelo
J Mado is a Latin pop artist with deep roots in the Rio Grande Valley, including ties to South Texas School, the put that has helped him develop a foundation for accomplishment in two unrelated industries.
J Mado, is his phase title and the identify he will use for this tale. He said it was encouraged by Biggie, an American rapper and songwriter, and that it embodies his music and individuality.
As a graduate of STC with an Associate of Utilized Science in Accounting Technician and a Bachelor’s of Applied Know-how in Technological innovation Administration, J Mado utilised the abilities he gained to perform as a sales agent with a area builder, ahead of opening his design corporation, Treviño Development.
“I appreciate STC,” reported the Pharr indigenous. “I’m grateful for the awareness, for everything STC gave me. STC taught me every little thing I know.”
As a development organization owner, J Mado offers residential and business design expert services, and he proven a mentorship software for STC development college students.
Presently, he has 5 interns performing inside his firm, mastering processes and shadowing marketplace specialists. In actuality, two of the college students just concluded the mentorship plan and have been offered positions within Treviño Design.
“I truly feel compelled to give back to the college that gave me so a great deal,” explained J Mado. “I want to support pupils succeed and support them get to their complete prospective. I hope I have motivated these students as considerably as they have impressed me.”
Nonetheless, even with a profitable business enterprise, J Mado continue to experienced just one much more enthusiasm and desire to realize – remaining an artist and utilizing his tunes to location optimistic messages out in the planet.
Rising up a prose and poetry author and an active participant of musical theater, J Mado located this to be his outlet to recharge.
“My dream was always to be a singer, a performer,” he reported. “The journey has been tough, but I have uncovered the proper crew to take me into my 2nd vocation, to tutorial me and assistance me reach the upcoming stage.”
J Mado not too long ago launched a new new music online video for his solitary “Despego,” as nicely as traveled to Miami to film two much more songs movies, that will be produced later this calendar year, directed by Jose Javy Ferrer, who has also directed films with large-title reggaeton artists like Maluma and Daddy Yankee.
In addition, he lately signed a major record label offer with Empire Latino and is also an impartial artist, developing his have label, “I AM J MADO Information.”
“Things are finding serious, and these two new audio films are heading to be a new sound and look, the genuine me,” reported J Mado. “I’m fired up to be where I am and to have a eyesight of exactly where I want to go. It is been a large amount of operate, but I experience like a Phoenix I have fallen to ashes, but I have been reborn. Which is my lifestyle.”
J Mado mentioned he has several individuals to thank for shaping him and aiding him develop into the human being he is, but the human being he desires to make the proudest is his grandmother, who lifted him and has supported his desires.
He is forecasting that in about two or three many years, he can open a recording studio in the Valley to support area artists find their way into the music business, though supporting STC pupils in their endeavor of getting to be faculty graduates in way of mentoring and fundraising for scholarships.
“I will under no circumstances overlook wherever I came from,” said J Mado. “The RGV is dwelling, and the individuals of the Valley are family…they’re intelligent and talented and want support and drive – I want to be that. Thank you STC for aiding me crack a norm in our society and for supplying me the education and learning and economic support I desired to realize success. With no STC, I wouldn’t have accomplished what I have.”