Juan Cardenas has a strong background in both academia and business. As a faculty assistant at Harvard Kennedy School, Juan provides administrative support to a team of renowned faculty. Prior to this, he earned a master’s degree in management from the Harvard Extension School and a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Massachusetts.
In addition to his work at Harvard, Juan is also the President of Soccer Dreams Inc. and the CEO of Boston Temporary Tattoos. Soccer Dreams Inc. is a non-profit organization which helps youth athletes from low-income families accomplish their aspirations through soccer. Since founded, Soccer Dreams Inc. has provided over $100,000 in financial aid and positively impacted over 10,000 athletes. Boston Temporary Tattoos is a for-profit business that was built on the idea of providing people with an alternative to permanent tattoos. Today, the company reaches over 1 million people in the USA monthly through the power of social media marketing and software.