The University of Phoenix made an advertisement about his story and aired it. Carlos was the oldest of six. When he was 15, his family moved to the US for a better life. He didn’t succumb to the pressures of his surroundings, but instead rose to the challenges that were presented to him. He didn’t become a product of his environment. He worked hard to make ends meet and when a good job gave him the opportunity to go back to school, he did. As they say, the rest is history.