The Prepped and Polished Podcast is an educational and inspirational show that offers tutoring and test prep tips as well as interviews with celebrities and leaders in education. It is hosted by Alexis Avila, founder of Prepped and Polished LLC, a tutoring as well as test prep firm for K-college.

On today’s show, Alexis introduces some new elements to the show including, tutoring and test prep tips, interviews with leaders in education and the “Celebs Giving Back Series” in which he interviews celebrities about their lives and what they are doing to further educational opportunities for young people.

Alexis starts the Celebs Giving Back Series this week with guest, world famous DJ for the Miami Heat, DJ Irie. Irie talks about how he went from going to school to work in medicine to how he became a world famous DJ. He also talks about how he is helping to provide educational opportunities for young people, with his foundation the “Irie Foundation.”

Our Guest

DJ Irie is a world-renowned DJ, a brand, an Entertainer, as well as a philanthropist of the Irie Foundation. Irie’s DJ credits include the official DJ of the NBA’s Miami Heat, NBA All-Star Weekend DJ, VH1 Pepsi Super Bowl fan jam, and Fortune magazines 40 under 40.

A couple of years back, he DJ’d Robert Downey Jr’s private Birthday Bash held at Downey’s Malibu mansion with crowds of Hollywood Elites, including Jody Foster, Toby McGuire, Samuel L Jackson, and Sting.

In 2012, DJ Irie established the Irie Foundation in an effort to provide South Florida’s troubled youth with opportunities they may not otherwise have available to them.

Enjoy, Thanks for Listening and remember at The Prepped and Polished Podcast, We Empower You to Take Control of Your Education!

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