When you have the opportunity to know and experience knowing a person gifted with favor and grace to help other people as their purpose of life, you know that it is a human being with a transparency and cleansing spirit that not many have. That is Ismael Aponte the coach, student, athlete, man, and son.
Intended for greatness this young man has begun to pave a glorious path. Ismael Aponte is a young man of excellence in our community where he has received countless awards and scholarships, among which we must highlight the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence given to the most distinguished students nationwide and conferred by the President of the US, Barack Obama.
Ismael an outstanding student of UCF, is dedicated to his passion which is to help with the health and physical condition of the community. This young man received his Bachelor's Degree in Sports and Exercise Science as a Magna Cum Laude. He is a certified trainer in Zumba (B1, B2, Sentao, Core, and Glutes) and Bokwa (Level 1, 2, 3, 4, and Punch & Strike) where he began as an instructor in this format and is currently certified as an Ambassador and is the only Latino with that distinction in Florida and one of the few Hispanics nationwide. He works for many entities that have recognized him in our community such as: Hi Kids, Make a Wish, Color Vibe, 3 Kings Day where he collaborates annually. Ismael is the editor of the fitness section of Epiko Magazine since the past 4 years carrying the message of health and prevention through the media.
Sincerity, health, and commitment to the well-being of his community, are part of the values that make him an outstanding young man with an excellent future. To the multiple state and national recognitions achieved, these too are added:
Joven Destacado 2012 Osceola's Puerto Rican Parade, the HABLA scholarship from Verizon, as well as being invited to study at John Hopkins, Harvard, Georgetown, Princeton, and a few other universities. His parents, lsmael Aponte and María Serpa, are some of the inspirations of this young man, because for years he has seen them as an example to follow. Ismael has an extensive coaching agenda helping men and women achieve their goals of how they look and feel about their health. If you want to change your health, look better, and recover your energy by improving your physical condition, look for the places where this young man offers his talent that transforms lives.