Global Citizen, Humanitarian, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, Emcee, Chief Engagement Officer at Bridg-It, and Optician giving the gift of sight to children globally and New York City’s senior community is on a mission to inspire a billion people through his work as a show host, social dancer and quality eye care provider. Calderon’s passion and zest for life awarded him opportunities to be the face of major brand commercials such as Verizon, Ford 150 and Rayban to name a few, was a backup dancer for Ricky Martin and most recently was cast on the FOX reality show "Labor of Love." Calderon was also the TV host for Fandemonium, a show that searched the USA for fans of anything. His infectious, charismatic, and enthusiastic personality has helped create a widely celebrated global movement called “5-Minute Fiestas,” where he’s inviting each and every one to move their bodies and dance in order to create memories together that last a lifetime.
For hobbies Mario invests his time reading books, training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (placed 3rd at the Worlds), learning Capoeira, jogging through whichever city or country he is visiting.
Calderon travels with a purpose of growth and contribution as he is a Tony Robbins Platinum Partner and Source of Positive Energy at a myriad of events and charies.