Ernesto Olivares entered the Texas foster care system at 12 years old with his three siblings. He lost his father months before high school graduation. He went to San Antonio College for four and half years studying Psychology and Sociology. He works full-time and volunteers a lot of time reforming the foster care system in Texas. Ernesto currently works with FCAA and Youth in Action Boards within the State of Texas. His hobbies are playing sports and being outdoors. He aspires to write a book about his life including his experiences in foster care. Ernesto also aspires to travel the country and become an inspiration speaker.