fbpx
Connect with us

Entertainment

How David Amortegui is Creating His Future Through the Power of the Internet

Not many 22 year olds can say they’ve been featured on national and international campaigns for companies, products, and businesses. David Amortegui is among those few that can. And we reached out to ask him how you can use what he’s learned for yourself.

His journey to find his purpose started when he was in middle school and he read “The Giver” By Lois Lowry. David “related to Jonas a lot. [David] felt like everyone around [him] knew what they wanted to do with their lives, but [he] didn’t”. Since then, David had a goal, to find his “thing”. He’s appeared in multiple ad campaigns but it wasn’t always like this.

 

“How do you go from a small town in Maryland, to being booked for an international jewelry company in Hong Kong?

“For me the hardest part was finding opportunities I wanted. It might sound very cliche, but craigslist was my best friend. I got inspired by Gary Vaynerchuk. I went on craigslist, and initially, I searched for jobs in acting, or modeling. And surprisingly, I didn’t find anything. But I kept checking everyday to see if something new would pop up. It took some time and some patience, like Gary preaches, but eventually I found something that fit with what I wanted. Though it wasn’t ideal, I kept working at these small gigs until I eventually started meeting more and more people in the acting community.”

 

“How did you know you wanted be to an actor? And how does modeling fit into that as well?”

“It wasn’t always clear that acting was what I wanted to do, I actually started out in sales. The thing I loved about sales so much was that nothing was guaranteed. But with that came a huge advantage, that is, the harder you worked, the more you got rewarded for it. With acting, its sales, but on a greater level. The more you invest in yourself as an actor, the better roles you get the better you become as an actor. What other career rewards you for being the best like acting? I also thoroughly enjoy diving into different characters and becoming a whole different person in my roles.”

 

“How did you make the transition from Sales to Acting?”

“It wasn’t easy, but it was like something out of a movie ‘ironically’. I was working my sales job, and I had a customer come in. It seemed like a normal person, just asking questions, trying out different products. But out of no where, she just stops, looks at me and says ‘You’re settling’. It rocked my world. I was settling. My dream wasn’t sales, I knew what my dream was, but I accepted that it was just a dream, and that it would never happen. But when that lady looked me in the eye and said ‘you’re settling’ I knew what she meant. It felt like God was talking to me directly. Like I was destined for more. It was then I decided I had to chase my dream. I quit my job the next day.”

 

“Thank you for your time David, what would you like to say to people who read this?”

“I’d say, you can fail at something you don’t like doing, you might as well commit to something you love. And if anyone wants, they can message me on instagram or twitter and even tik tok.

Advertisement

Become A Crypto Expert
Comments

Join Disrupt Magazine

Become A Disrupt Contributor

Most Disruptive

NFT2 weeks ago

Polly Kole, The Beauty With Gifted Hands Tycoon Of NFT Sculptures

In a society full of stereotypes, people clinging to appearance and disregarding one’s achievements is the magnificent Polly Kole stunning...

News1 month ago

Spider Man; No Way Home’, Crushes Box Office Estimates Generating A Mammoth $253 Million In North America.

After only 3 days in the cinemas, the latest and last Spidey outing disrupted the international market as the highest-grossing...

Cryptocurrency1 month ago

Nike just bought a virtual shoe company that makes NFTs and sneakers ‘for the metaverse’

Nike, the sportswear mogul, recently stunned the globe as it moved into the realm of the metaverse industry and blockchain...

QR code screenshot QR code screenshot
Diversity in Tech2 months ago

BTC did 62% more in transactions than PayPal this year

MasterCard and Visa have always topped as the runaway leaders; however, Bitcoin’s Lightning Network will soon disrupt this norm. Starting...

high angle photo of person holding turned on smartphone with tall buildings background high angle photo of person holding turned on smartphone with tall buildings background
Social Media2 months ago

How to Organically Grow Your Social Media Following In 2022

Instagram On Instagram, use Reels to reach new audiences and grow – find popular sounds and use them in your...

gold-colored Bitcoin gold-colored Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency2 months ago

Julio Domenech On How Banks Can Engage In Bitcoin in 2022

As cryptocurrency continues to become a popular trend in the US, many people are looking for an opportunity to participate...

Diversity in Tech3 months ago

Microsoft Teams, Incorporating New 3D Avatars And Virtual Meeting Spaces Before Mid 2022

Microsoft Mesh has always led as the future of Microsoft Teams meetings. However, Meta, the newly launched Facebook company, is...

Health + Fitness3 months ago

Stephen Campolo – How A Former Fat Kid Transformed His Body And Is Now Helping Others Do The Same

UPDATE: During a recent interview with Yahoo! News, Stephen revealed that he will be speaking at the next Disrupt Puerto...

News3 months ago

Facebook Goes Meta As It Scales Up Beyond Just Social Media

Thursday 28 September 2021, Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, announced Metaverse, a brand for users to interact in virtual...

JaeLz JaeLz
Entrepreneurship3 months ago

JaeLz “No Titles”

JaeLz I’m an independent singer/rapper and songwriter. My Artist name is JaeLz. This article is about my Journey and how...

Trending

Copyright © 2020 Disrupt ™ Magazine - Disrupt is a Minority Owned Privately Held Company

Disrupt ™ is the voice of Latino entrepreneurs around the world. We are part of a global movement to increase diversity in the technology industry and we are focused on using entrepreneurship to grow new economies in underserved communities around the world. We enable millennials to become what they want to become in life by learning new skills and leveraging the power of the digital economy. We are living proof that all you need to succeed in this new economy is a landing page and a dream. Disrupt tells the stories of the world top entrepreneurs, developers, creators, and digital marketers and help empower them to teach others the skills they used to grow their careers, chase their passions and create financial freedom for themselves, their families, and their lives, all while living out their true purpose. We recognize the fact that most young people are opting to skip college in exchange for entrepreneurship and real-life experience. This Podcast was designed to give them a taste of that.