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Nathan Gray
Nathan Gray

Nathan Gray

Earth Train

Berkeley, CA USA

"If you get comfortable anywhere before the age of 25, you've completely messed up."

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Nathan's work combines: Environment & Nature, Non-Profit Organizations, and Upholding a Cause and Belief

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Day In The Life


My life is about creating institutions that will change the world.

Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    At age 15, he won an award that sent him to travel all over the world.

  • 2.

    He thought he'd found his life's work: he'd travel, learn new languages, then work at the United Nations.

  • 3.

    Happily, he says, he didn't take that set, comfortable path; instead, he "stumbled" and had "an enriching and confusing bundle of experiences."

  • 4.

    He says his unique struggles are what prepared him to create new institutions that would affect change and make a difference.

  • 5.

    Says that it's in being off-balance that you truly see, so you need to push yourself out of your comfort zone.

  • 6.

    On the other hand, he also stresses that it's important to set aside time for meditation and self-reflection.

  • 7.

    His greatest regrets are not spending more time with his family and not giving himself more time for quiet reflection.

  • 8.

    He says that you have to reconcile how to push yourself, but also give yourself enough time for "true rest."