AKA Efren Geronimo Peñaflorida Jr.
- 1st Filipino CNN 'Hero of the Year' (2009)
- 1st Filipino to become a nominee of the annual CNN Heroes awards
"Our planet is filled with heroes, young and old, rich and poor, man, woman of different colors, shapes and sizes. We are one great tapestry. Each person has a hidden hero within, you just have to look inside you and search it in your heart, and be the hero to the next one in need."
DATE OF BIRTH
March 5, 1981
FATHER: Efren Peñaflorida Sr.
MOTHER: Lucila Geronimo
USEFUL LINKSPushcart educator named CNN Hero of the Year - CNN.com
Wikipedia Article on
Efren Peñaflorida website