Most of us take pride in our most defining attributes, and it’s usually one thing or turning point in our life that makes us successful. But others have more than one feather in their cap, like Tanaka Tava. He’s not only a triple threat, but he possesses a whole range of expertise and achievement that makes him the successful name that he is.
Tanaka was born in and raised in Texas, USA but comes from Zimbabwean heritage. He is the first member of his family to receive education at Baylor University, where he’s currently on his way to get his diploma for a double major. Tanaka has his eyes set on earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts with a minor in Entrepreneurship. He is a model student, a regular on the Dean’s List, and has received two awards and counting. Tanaka is the recipient of the 2019 Baylor University Academy for Leadership Development: Social Identity Award, and the 2019 Baylor University Student Government: Student Involvement/Active Engagement Award.
On top of being enrolled in university, Tanaka Tava is a Co-Founder and the current CEO of Hustle and Motivate Entertainment Productions. His business undertakings within the company include producing digital content that provides motivational, athletic cinematography, photography, and empowerment, locally and across the globe. You can find more about the company and its services on Twitter and Instagram.
Tanaka is also a keynote speaker who draws inspirational messages from his unique background and experiences. He motivates leaders, students, and peers to discover the limitless opportunities of the world. And as a budding business tycoon, Tanaka has started to plot a course in the fashion industry by creating his first line of luxury streetwear, ‘Iconic.’ Each of his pieces represents his perceptions and emphasizes the value of self-expressionism, uniqueness, creativity, and individuality.
But his ventures don’t end there, for Tanaka’s range of talents seems to have no boundaries. He has also made a career as an actor, author, podcast host, and keynote speaker, and he dedicates himself to each of these roles.
Tanaka has received world-class training on acting, voice and movement, and the elements of scenic and lighting design. His most notable acting roles include being a lead in a short film that premiered at the International Film Festival in Austin, Texas, and a supporting role in a movie titled ‘Noctambulism’ in 2018. Furthermore, he was the lead in a production called ‘Great God Plan,’ a stage play that ran from August 2017 through 2018. The role paved the way for Tanaka to be awarded as Best Male Performance. It’s not going to be a shock if Tanaka achieves his dream of becoming an Oscar-winning actor soon.
Tanaka also added the title published author under his belt when he released his book entitled ‘Sunshine in July,’ which you can order on Amazon. The book is an earnest compilation of themed poetry with about loss, frustration, romance, and victory. Tanaka says that he has written the book for every person.
Tanaka strives to achieve a multinational presence and hopes to set an excellent example for the younger generation, most notably. He wants to continue empowering communities, elevating the standard of collaboration, garnering innovation, and providing social impact. Tanaka is grabbing each opportunity also to create opportunities for a diverse population and be a source of strength through empathy and practical action.
To find out more about Tanaka Tava and his business and personal ventures, visit his official website, tanakatava.com.