Multifaceted Tanaka Tava is Set to Influence the World

Admit it. It is hard to figure out our purpose in life. Do we even need one, or does surviving on a day-to-day basis enough? What drives us to wake up in the morning? What motivates us to reach for our dreams? It is not easy to pinpoint what exactly inspires us to move forward, but multi-talented Tanaka Isheanesu Tava knows his why.

Zimbabwean-bred and Texas-raised, Tanaka Tava believes that his purpose in life is to strengthen people through empathy and practical action. To create impact, he continuously develops himself and hones his skills through the various endeavors — in business, entertainment industry, etc. — that he engages in. He is currently a first-generation Baylor University student majoring in both Neuroscience and Theatre Arts with a minor in Entrepreneurship.

Tanaka is the mind behind Iconic: Luxury Streetwear, a medium he is utilizing to highlight the importance of self-expression, creativity, and uniqueness. Through this clothing store, Tanaka wishes to encourage individuality in a society where it is so easy to get caught up with the trends and social norms. And as if that is not impressive enough, Tanaka is also the co-founder and CEO of Hustle and Motivate Entertainment Productions, which is a digital content that provides motivational, athletic cinematography, and empowerment across the globe.

His talents know no bounds. He is not only a budding entrepreneur but also an actor, author, podcast host, fashion designer, and keynote speaker. His book, Sunshine in July, was released earlier this year and contained a collection of poetry that portrays the nuances of life. His pieces highlight the themes of loss, romance, frustration, and ultimate victory and are intended to give solace to every reader.

With his capabilities, Tanaka is bound to dominate the industries that he is interested in. His unique background and experiences give him the edge wherever he goes, and he banks on them to bring leaders, students, and peers alike to discuss the wonders and endless possibilities of the world. He facilitates fruitful conversations and imparts wisdom both in his podcast and as a keynote speaker, sharing his unique perspective of the world and what we can do to make it a better place.

Tanaka is a bright star among a crowd of wandering souls who wish to reach the top but do not precisely know what summit they are climbing up toward. While other people only have a vague idea of what they want, the vision in his mind is clear. Tanaka aims to empower communities and create opportunities for diverse groups of people. He desires to elevate the standard of collaboration, innovation, and social impact.

Tanaka’s passion for providing domestic and global change is one to emulate. And yes, Tanaka has a lot to offer as an entrepreneur and a creative artist. But his most significant influence will revolve around the fact that he is proving to be an inspiration to the younger generation. He reminds us that life should not just be about survival and sets an excellent example of a purpose-driven individual who is set to change the world.



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