Ro The Show "What Drives People is The Root... That's What I'm After"

About this episode

Ro the Show is a fighter, trainer, and an IBJJF Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Pan American Champion and World Champion. We talk about his upbringing in the Philippines, his first memories of arriving in New York as a child, how he started fighting, and what it means to fight. We also discuss his core values, and how he dug himself out of personal lows to become the success that he is today.

About the show

First Generation Burden is a series of conversations with immigrants the children of immigrants. It is a platform to celebrate the unique and diverse immigrant population in this America. Also, it’s just a bunch of fun conversations with good people.

Rich Tu is an artist and designer living in Brooklyn, NY. He is also first generation Filipino-American and who cares about culture and the future.

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