Day in the Life: Matin Nazari

Owaves TeamPhotographer, Soccer Player, Tennis Player

Day in the Life: Matin Nazari   Introducing Matin Nazari, the Director of Community Development here at Owaves! Matin lives in San Diego and loves learning about health and medicine and spending time outdoors! He aspires to live a healthy life by staying active, eating well-balanced meals, and adhering to a proper sleep schedule. In order to nurture his mind and body, Matin …

Day in the Life: Chadwick Boseman

Owaves TeamActivist, Actor

Day in the Life: Chadwick Boseman On August 28, 2020, Chadwick Boseman breathed his last breath after a four-year-long battle with colon cancer. To many Marvel fans like me, he was the Black Panther. His character represented a civilization that found a balance between technology and humanity in order to create peace. Beyond Black Panther, he played incredible roles in movies like …

Day in the Life: Martin Luther King Jr.

Owaves TeamActivist

Day in the Life: Martin Luther King Jr. When I visited Atlanta, Georgia, the first thing I wanted to do was visit the landmarks associated with the Civil Rights Movement and Martin Luther King Jr. I went to the Ebenezer Baptist Church where Dr. King was a pastor for several years. Walking in, it felt incredible to know that several important meetings …

Day in the Life: Colin Kaepernick

Owaves TeamActivist, Football Player

Day in the Life: Colin Kaepernick I remember the time when media outlets were flooded with news about Colin Kaepernick and his sit down during the national anthem. To me, it seemed reasonable for him to do what he did. Oftentimes, in high school, I sat down when people were reciting the pledge of allegiance. It just seemed ridiculous to pledge allegiance …

Day in the Life: Ava DuVernay

Owaves TeamActivist, Filmmaker

Day in the Life: Ava DuVernay As a filmmaker, Ava DuVernay has brought attention to extremely important racial and social issues in America. Many of her films, like 13th and Selma, showcase the struggles that Black people have faced since the times of slavery. Media is a form of activism. DuVernay has used her platform and her storytelling skills to educate others …

Doris Holding roses

Day in the Life: Doris Sherk

Owaves TeamCentenarian

Day in the Life: Doris Sherk The pandemic has changed a lot of lives. It has particularly made it difficult for the elderly who are an at-risk population. Centenarians have been through the various trials this world has presented to them including the 1918 pandemic, the Great Depression, and World War II. While this population has been vulnerable, several have overcome SARS-COV-2. …

Serena Williams

Day in the Life: Serena Williams

Owaves TeamOlympian, Tennis Player Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Serena Williams   Serena Williams has four Olympic gold medals that stand on a trophy shelf with 73 WTA titles, including 39 Grand Slams. She was named Sportsperson of the Year by Sports Illustrated and one of the most powerful women in the world by Forbes. When asked if her tremendous success on the court is due to …

Day in the Life: Alex Morgan

Owaves TeamOlympian, Soccer Player

Day in the Life:Alex Morgan   A gold medal Olympian, FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion, and US Soccer Female Athlete of the Year in 2012 and 2018, Alex Morgan dominates on and off the field. Currently, Alex is competing in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, where the U.S. team just beat Thailand 19-0 on June 11th! Being such a high-performance athlete, …

Nicole Morgan

Day in the Life: Nicole Morgan, R.D.

Owaves TeamDietitian, Mother Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Nicole Morgan, R.D. Nicole Morgan, R.D. is a graduate from the University of Georgia with a degree in dietetics. She is a successful online dietician nutritionist who specializes in thyroid conditions, weight management, eating disorders and many more. She focuses on disease prevention and treatment, and meets with over 1,000 patients a year to help them meet their …

Joe Raphael

Day in the Life: Joe Raphael, DrPH, MBA

Owaves TeamExecutive, Health Coach, Nutritionist, Teacher, Therapist Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Joe Raphael, DrPH, MBA Dr. Joe Raphael has dedicated his career to “Lifestyle as Medicine”. He has worked as a therapist, clinician, consultant, teacher, administrator, executive, and researcher. Joe’s post-doctoral education includes psychoneuroimmunology, neuropsychology, positive psychology and he has additional post-doctoral training in clinical nutrition, sports medicine, psychiatry, cardiology, primary care, and healthcare administration. His specialty has been …