Brad Cruz a first generation Latin American from San Fernando, California. Brad showed a propensity for art, illustration, and impressionistic painting at a young age. At 11 years old, he created a comic book series for his towns newspaper. He entered art school at Institute of Cabanas, Guadalajara Mexico at age 15. After completing high school a year early, Brad earned both a BS in Business and a BS in Film from Pepperdine University. Throughout his college career, he worked in Paramount Studios "Tomorrow's" Internship Program.
Brad is an active member of his comminuty a co-chair of a Halloween charity organization that raises $15,000 for charity's in the Santa Monica comminnity. An active member of Surfrider and Project Deep Blue, Brad is an avid lover of the sea.