If you’ve purchased a high-end home in the last few years, you might have run into neighbors and realtors asking you a surprising question: Have you considered artificial grass? Long viewed as the sole province of sports stadiums and welcome mats, artificial grass is inching its way into the finer homes of Miami-Dade, and Luis Barrios and his company MBM Grass couldn’t be more excited. An entrepreneur who studied French and Finance at UM, Barrios is excited about the benefits his product offers homeowners. “I’d love to increase the greenspace in Miami,” he says, explaining that the reduced watering needs and little-to-no maintenance guarantees a lower environmental impact than regularly well-kept lawns; MBMGrass.com.
Around the world, Jackson Health System is known for saving lives. At the new, state-of-the-art Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center for The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at UHealth/Jackson Memorial, they go even further: They give patients their lives back.
As we all experienced the most unprecedented year in modern history, the resilient young professionals you’re about to meet withstood all the challenges that came with the pandemic, and stepped up to the plate like never before to hit the professional homeruns of their lives while inspiring the next generation to dream big and reach for the stars.