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Juan Carlos Mont was born on April 18, 1985 in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, the son of Lourdes Santiago, biologist and Juan Luis Mont, physical education teacher. His parents divorced when he was 15. Juan Carlos, the second of 4 brothers, discovered his passion for art at the early age of 9. Juan Carlos wasn't too popular in secondary school but every one knew who he was after he drew every classmate. He grew up obsessed with Disney's animated movies and Nintendo's characters. At the age of 17 he turned his back on art choosing a steadier career, marketing & communications, which he graduate with Magna cum Laude honors. Moving to New York at the age of 22 to work in a wholesale company Juan Carlos Mont realized that life is too short to let a dream escape. Today, after winning the Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship Juan Carlos Mont is pursuing his dream to become a professional computer animator at the School of Visual Arts in New York.