There is a hero in all of us!
Executive Director, President, and Co-Founder
I am Michael Rupprecht. I am the President and Founder of The Hero Foundation. I’m a nineteen-year-old Napa Valley native with a dream to do my part in saving the world. Apart from being President of one of Napa’s newest nonprofit foundations, I am also a published author, a musician, an actor, and a student of political science at our very own Napa Valley College. Along with my service work at The Hero Foundation, I like to travel with Outreach360 as a teacher in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic and I am also a council member of Teens Connect in Napa Valley. I love my family, my friends, my team, and with every second of my life, I want to work for peace. I believe we can save the world. Let’s get to work, Heroes.
Hello, my name is Raphael Genty. I am nineteen years old, a freshman college student at High Point University, and the Co-Founder of the Hero Foundation. I am majoring in entrepreneurship, and am involved in the entrepreneurship and sales club on my campus. I have lead abroad trips to the Dominican Republic as well as Nicaragua, and am a council member of Teens Connect! Something you may not know about me is that I have started 4 businesses throughout my life! My favorite color is red, and on my free time, I enjoy running, hanging out with friends, and making a difference in the world!
Dominic Di Pasqua
My name is Dominic Di Pasqua. I am the Co-Founder of The Hero Foundation and I am serving as the Director of Communications. I am currently a Senior at Napa High School. I am very passionate nature lover as well as an environmental advocate, and I want to do what I can to help preserve our beautiful world. In the fall of 2019, I will be attending Northern Arizona University to study Environmental Science in hope to continue my passion of helping the environment there. Apart from service work, I spend a lot of my time rock climbing, biking or anywhere outside in nature.