Ferrat Destine is a Haitian-born American entrepreneur and writer. Currently, he is working as the chairman and CEO of Impress Service LLC. He has initiated various projects including the TVseries Haiti, un Nouveau Regard, the series of meetings Qui êtes-vous?, the collaboration with Ticket Magazine and the first Haitian photonovel Les Dessous Inavoues.
Ferrat is a multi-talented personality, who was born in Port au Prince, Haiti and grew up in the Cul-de-sac Plain before moving to America in the mid-2000s. He currently lives in New Jersey.
He was named after the famous French composer Jean Ferrat, a well-known author and entrepreneur. Ferrat finds inspiration from Jean Ferrat. Jean was his father’s idol and hence, named his son as Ferrat too. Back in Haiti, he was known as The Project Man because of his successful initiation of a series of projects. The entrepreneur is inspired by his father, who happens to be an entrepreneur.
Ferrat completed his primary education from Saint Louis de Gonzague in 1997 and secondary studies at the Grand College L'humanisme in 2004 before leaving Haiti. He moved to the United States in 2012 and completed his graduation from the Union County College in information systems and technology in 2017. He then transferred to Rutgers University in Newark where he spent a year before dropping out to pursue entrepreneurship.
Ferrat published his collection of poems from an early age under the name Sentimental virus and his e-book is also among his achievements. Before his proceeding to Trihum Magazine, he had been appointed as the director of publication of Printemps Magazine in 1999 and later he moved to Connexion Magazine. Ferrat’s work is quite different and interesting. He also designed Qui êtes-vous? It’s a French word with the meaning of who are you?. It was a great source for connecting students of different educational institutes with various Haitian artists in different music genres. Ferrat has collaboration with Ticket Magazine, a Haitian cultural newspaper in 2007. While, later in 2009, he also collaborated with Spotlight. Les Dessous inavoues is the first Haitian photo novel, published by Ferrat Destine, in 2008. Sogebank was the supporter of this photo novel and supported by the Prime Minister also.
Before the 2009 earthquake, Ferrat launched a program, broadcasted on Haitian's National Television, named Haiti, un nouveau regard. This program was based on a series of socio-cultural exchanges, with students from different universities in Haiti. Because of his reliable and interesting work to promote Haiti and its culture, he was appointed promoter of Haitian culture by Prime minister Marie Laurence Jacelyn Lassegue.
After trying his hands on several businesses, he founded the company Impress Service LLC.Which is a renowned cleaning agency in New Jersey. He works as the CEO of Impress Service LLC and also a writer of Inspired for change. Apart from his offering to literature, Ferrat has been running his own blog to influence others positively and motivate everyone around him. He has been raising funds for various organizations like for Lupus Foundation of America, Children's Cancer Research Fund and has donated to support the wildfire in Jackson County, Oregon USA.
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