What does the phrase ‘Self Made mean to you?
For some, they’re just pretty words… but for Miguel Aguilar, It’s a lifestyle.
Miguel grew up in the rough neighborhoods of Riverside California surrounded by gangs, drugs and violence around every corner you turned and life at home was anything but perfect. From the earliest age he could remember life was hard, and he didn’t have a parental structure in place. Dad wasn’t around much and mom was a pathological liar who eventually abandoned Miguel with his father by age 12. Fast forward to 16 years old in High School his father went to prison and he was kicked out of the house by his step mom.
Miguel was living in his car and bouncing from couch to couch just to survive and avoid being thrown back in the system. He hustled every single day to earn his keep and was just barley able to graduate High School. Moving forward he took on all kinds of jobs and thanks to his hustle mentality he was able to begin living a normal life while working real estate and things were starting to look up for him.
But after the crash in ’08 Miguel like many others, had to file for bankruptcy and find a new way to support himself. By 2012 he came to the wild idea of solving a problem that many trainers in the fitness industry are faced with – lack of facilities to use with their clients. He began training people out of his garage and once he started to really envision what it could become, he decided to use every penny he’s ever saved in order to open a training facility…Self Made. He ended up selling his cars and anything he could get his hands on just to scrape up the additional money he needed to purchase the workout machines and décor. After grinding in the facility for months, he was able to make back all the money he spent, but rather than wasting it he reinvested into opening other locations. The moment he realized he had something great on his hands he began franchising Self Made to others, and the rest was history.
By the end of 2019 there will be 3 more Self Made Facilities opening across the U.S bringing him to 20 locations and it doesn’t stop there. Miguel plans to open hundreds of facilities in every state and is constantly on the hunt for new opportunities. From being abandoned, homeless and left to rely on himself, Miguel is now the CEO of a wildly successful training facility racking in well over 7 figures and is the true definition of a Self Made Man.
Company Name: Self Made Training Facility
Contact Person: Miguel Aguilar, CEO
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Address: 42265 Winchester Rd
State: CA 92590
Country: United States
Miguel Aguilar is the CEO and founder of “Self Made” training facility and although massively successful to this day, it wasn’t always so. Growing up in a negative environment filled with violence and gangs, life was anything but easy.
Adding in the fact Miguel’s mother was a pathological liar with mental issues, his childhood was a montage of moving from place to place and struggling to find stability. At the age of 12 years old he was abandoned by his mother and by 16 abandoned by his step mother and became homeless with his younger brother.
Struggling to provide for himself and enduring soul sucking jobs, he eventually landed a position in the real estate industry where his worth ethic started to shine. After years of grinding, surviving and even succeeding in the 2008 crash, things seemed to be going well.
But after tough competition in the market, Miguel was forced to file bankruptcy. Despite the challenges he faced, he persevered and eventually made a name for himself within the fitness industry and has been changing the game ever since!
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