Ever since she was raised in Brasilia, the capital of Brazil, Larissa Reis has focused on working hard, being loyal, and having inner strength. Her parents helped instill these values in her, and they stayed with her through college, where she graduated with a degree in Tourism and Hotel Management. Later with very little English and money, she moved to America. There, she worked her way up, becoming the first woman from her country to win an American figure professional show.
As an IFBB athlete, Reis has experienced a variety of different cultures, and has made it her mission to spread the values of love and world peace. In her career, Ms. Reis has worked as a professional athlete, personal trainer and nutritionist. She has become well known, and has been featured on the covers of popular magazines, like Iron Man Magazine and Muscular Development. Now, she lives in Las Vegas, where she opened her own restaurant franchise, called Protein House. This eatery has been shown on the Food Network channel, on the show Mystery Diners.
Through hard work and perseverance, Reis found success in the United States. She has not forgotten her roots, and instead wants to show others how they can succeed as well.
Join Destiny Rose, a single mother, aspiring singer, model and actress, while she provides you the reader a glimpse into a horrific life she had to endure while maintaining her faith in God. She rose above the adversity never giving up hope for a stable life to where she is today. With Destiny telling her story be prepare to be appalled, tearful and joyful. From page to page in her book hear for her own words, that what started out like a perfect life suddenly without notice turned into almost a 20 year roller coaster of hell. Shocking details how family member sexually and mentally abuse her to friends being jealous who wanted to look like her, and men wanting to use her. As the reader, Destiny puts you in her story so close you can feel her pain. The book finishes to give the reader HOPE. That no matter what comes into your life you can succeed knowing that you are not alone and God is with you every step of the way. This book will change your life forever.