FEA Alumni Council Member

Since his semester abroad in Japan, Hector continued his journey in International Education by participating in the JET Program after graduating with his BA in Asian Studies from Kean University. While living in Japan, he travelled extensively throughout the region, visiting South Korea, Thailand, Philippines, and Guam, as well as throughout Japan and Okinawa. Upon returning from the JET Program, Hector moved to DC to attend a one-year, intensive master’s program in Sustainable Development at SIT Graduate Institute. Hector then returned to NJ, where he worked as a Study Abroad Advisor at Brookdale Community College. In 2017, Hector launched his company, Zen Athletics, combining his passions for martial arts and Asian culture, and his entrepreneurial spirit, to create his own brand of martial arts gear and custom apparel.