Going for what you want in Life against all odds | Immigrant in America | Story of perseverance pt 2

Life As We See It with A and A

Apr 29 2024 • 33 mins

This is the conclusion of Opeyemi (Ope)’s interview. With a mindset to fearlessly pursue his dreams, Ope believes that going for what he wants is the secret to success as an immigrant in America. He is an accomplished data engineer and successful black business owner & entrepreneur in America. He moved to the US from Nigeria over a decade ago and shares with us his story of perseverance and determination. Having transitioned from a career as a process engineer at Intel to a data scientist/engineer at Amazon, he has established himself as an expert in his field teaching and inspiring others. Opeyemi believes in fearlessly pursuing his dreams, he doesn’t shy away from taking risks and goes for what he believes in. After reading a book from Angela Duckworth titled "Grit: The power of power and perseverance" , he developed a mindset shift that has driven his mentality which is to always persevere and go for what he wants. His hope is to change a billion lives with his innovations. His desire to impart knowledge to others forms the drive in starting his YouTube channel where he teaches data engineering courses and also awesum edge tutors where he conducts boot camps where he teaches SQL, coding, etc. He also talks about overcoming imposter syndrome, staying motivated and highlighted the importance of having good mentors. He talked about how his mentors helped him learn new skills and have helped him navigate his career journey. He also talked about how his wife's constant support & Faith in God helped him succeed in all of these endeavors. Hope you enjoyed this episode. Please do like, Comment, share & subscribe. Thanks #immigrantsstories #storytime #immigrantjourney #becomingadataengineer #nigeriansinamerica


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