Brand Ambassadors

ANDREW BENINTENDI

BASEBALL PLAYER FROM MADEIRA, OHIO

 Andrew is a professional baseball outfielder for the Boston Red Sox.

What’s the last thing you crossed off your bucket list?

Play Major League Baseball

How would you describe yourself?

Carefree

Who inspires you?

My parents

What’s your favorite quote?

“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something.  But I can’t accept not trying” – Michael Jordan

What’s your favorite item to pair Agua with?

Sweat…If I am sweating, I want Agua!

JAKE ODORIZZI

BASEBALL PLAYER FROM HIGHLAND, IL

 Jake is a professional pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays.

What is one word your friends would use to describe you?

Easy Going, Yes I know it's 2 words.

Whats a fact about you that most people don't know?

I love playing video games

What is next to cross off your bucket list this off season?

Winning a World Series

Who inspires you?

My wife and son

How do you like to enjoy an Agua?

Ice cold straight out of the fridge!


KEENAN ROBINSON

Football Player from Plano, Texas

Keenan is a linebacker for the New York Giants. 

What’s a fact about you that most people don’t know? 

I can do multiple backflips 

What's your favorite movie?

Transformers 

How do you prepare for a football game?

Listen to music, stretch & prepare mentally

Who inspires you?

My daughter

How do you like to enjoy an Agua?

After a long workout

TRISTAN NUNEZ

RACE CAR DRIVER

Boca Raton, FL

Tristan is a dedicated race-car driver fueled with the drive for success.

What is one word your friends would use to describe you? 

Wonder-boy.

How would you describe yourself? 

I am a passionate adrenaline junkie.

What’s a fact about you that most people don’t know? 

I have a huge love for music.

What’s your favorite quote? 

Never Stop Challenging.

What are your professional goals? 

To win Le Mans.

BRENDAN DOWLING

RUNNER

Fredericksburg, VA

Brendan is an adrenaline junkie and former Navy Seal turned health focused father.

Who inspires you? 

Anyone who is successful doing what they are passionate about.

What’s your favorite quote? 

Set your sights on your passion and a trail paved with joy will grow beneath you.

What’s something you’re most proud of? 

My beautiful daughter Reagen. I am very proud that I was lucky enough to have known and been friends with people who gave their lives for our country.

What’s the last thing you crossed off your bucket list?

Running a 50 miler

How would you describe yourself? 

Playful with a touch of intensity

RYAN SULLIVAN

RUNNING COACH

Reno, Nevada

Ryan runs, travels, prepares and trains people to reach their running goals.

If you could have dinner with one person, who would it be, and why? 

There are a lot of people I would want to have dinner with. If I had to choose one, I would choose Matt Damon. He has accomplished a lot in both acting and social work and I think he would have some great stories to share.

What’s a fact about you that most people don’t know?

When I was 18, I was put on blood pressure medicine because I was very overweight. That was when I knew I had to make a change in my life and have used that moment as a source of inspiration.

What’s the last thing you crossed off your bucket list? 

See a bear in person in the wild.

What’s the last thing you googled? 

How many powdered doughnuts can someone eat in one sitting?

DJ PANIC

DJ AND KENDAMA ENTHUSIAST

Brooklyn, NY

DJ Panic loves to stay active throughout the Kendama community and DJ all around NYC

How would you describe yourself? 

I am a very active person, fun to be around, a go-getter and inspirational.

If you could have dinner with one person, who would it be, and why? 

Pharrell Williams.  He has been a musical inspiration since I was young and I would love to pick his brain.

What’s your favorite quote? 

You never know what you have ‘till its gone.

What’s something your most proud of? 

Being a dad.

JON HOLMES

Bronx, NY

Kendama Enthusiast in the greater NY area.

What inspires you?

Seeing my friends and family succeed, it motivates me to do the same.

What is the last thing you googled?

How to make ice cream.

What are you most proud of today?

Where I am today?

What is your favorite item to pair Agua with?

Kendama. It keeps my hydrated.

MAYA AVIEZER

RUNNER

Los Angeles, CA

Maya is a professional runner for Israel hoping to inspire others to find motivation to become healthier versions of themselves.

If you could have dinner with one person, who would it be, and why?

My mom/dad because I love them & they always inspire me!

What’s a fact about you that most people don’t know?

Hebrew is my first language

What’s the last thing you crossed off your bucket list?

Made the Israeli national team for track

What inspires you?

Thinking about where I started & how much closer I am to my goals and dreams

 What’s your favorite food?

Anything my mom makes

What’s your favorite quote? 

Appreciate what you have while working for what you want

What’s something you’re most proud of?

Being the fastest hurdler in Israel & being able to inspire others

ANGELICA OLSTAD

YOGI ENTREPRENEUR

New York, NY

Angelica is the founder of Pop Up Yoga NYC that creates unique health and wellness events throughout NYC.

If you could have dinner with one person, who would it be, and why? 

Oprah. Maybe that sounds cheesy but I just love her and think she is an amazing person. Someday!

What’s your favorite song?

Free Fallin by Tom Petty

What’s the last thing you googled?

Who wrote Free Fallin

What’s your favorite quote?

“Practice and all is coming.” – Sri k. Pattabhi Jois

What are your professional goals?

Produce amazing health and wellness events with Pop Up Yoga NYC all over the world, produce a documentary about meeting my family in Hong Kong, and record a classical/electronic fusion album for 2016.

DJ ENVY

DISK JOCKEY

New Jersey

DJ envy is a host for the Breakfast Morning Club on Power 105.

If you could have dinner with one person, who would it be, and why?

Barack Obama….

What’s a fact about you that most people don’t know? 

Before I was DJ Envy, My name was DJ SHRIMP

What’s your favorite song?

Poison, BBD

What’s your favorite movie/TV show? 

Coming to America / Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

What’s the last thing you crossed off your bucket list? 

Sky-Diving

What’s the last thing you googled? 

How to cook fried Oreos

What inspires you? 

My Kids..

GREG T

RADIO PERSONALITY

Marlboro, NJ

Greg is a radio personality on the Elvis Duran Show and loving father.

What’s your favorite song? 

Billy Joel – “The Entertainer”

What’s your favorite quote? 

“If this be error upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved” (William Shakespeare/Sonnet 116)

What’s something you’re most proud of? 

Raising a good daughters, keeping a relationship for 18 years with one woman and winning my battle with smoking after many years

How would you describe yourself? 

Weird yet True

DARYA KARELINA

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR

New York, NY

Born and raised in the Ukraine, Dariya is 30 years old, living in New York as a personal trainer, nutritionist, writer and model.

What’s the last thing you crossed off your bucket list? 

I went to the opera

What’s the last thing you googled?

What is a «bucket list»

What’s your favorite quote?  

“To wisely live your life, you don’t need to know much

Just remember two main rules for the beginning:

You better starve, than eat whatever

And better be alone, than with whoever.”

What are your professional goals? 

Get my Degree in Psychology and move to a new level

MICHELE GORDON

FITNESS MOTIVATOR

New York, NY

Michele is a fitness motivator who aims to help people become the best versions of themselves.

If you could have dinner with one person, who would it be, and why? 

Marie Forleo.  Marie – if you’re reading this – let’s hook up in the city!  I totally get her and I feel like she would totally get me.  She’s innovative, daring, creative, and inspirational.  Plus, like me, she doesn’t give up.  She would be a great mentor. On that note, I’m going to try and reach out to her now…

Who is inspires you?

My Mom is my biggest inspiration.  She’s so smart and successful.  She works harder than anyone I know.  She inspires me to work a little harder every day.

How would you describe yourself?

Energetic, Hardworking, and THIRSTY.

What’s your favorite song?

Can’t Handle Me by Flo Rida (yes).

What’s your favorite quote? 

“Never Never Never Give Up” – Winston Churchill

STEPHANIE SKAFEROWSKY

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR

Queens, NY

Stephanie is a Masala Bhangra instructor and founder of SS Dance Fit dubbed as ‘Stay Fit, Stay Fly’ Dance Class.

What’s your favorite song?

This is always changing!  I love my jams!!

What’s your favorite movie/TV show?

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (never gets old) and The Muppets (who doesn’t love the muppets?)

What’s the last thing you crossed off your bucket list?

Rode 70 miles on my road bike in Death Valley California in the JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes

What’s the last thing you googled?

The benefits of cheese and turmeric

What inspires you? 

Life – keep your eyes open, take in the moment, you will be surprised at what you find on this adventure!

What’s your favorite quote? 

“Life moves pretty fast, if you don’t stop and look around once in a while you could miss it” Ferris Bueller.