T-Mobile Changemaker Challenge winner J.I. Cruz shared
his journey behind “Dios del Sol,” one of John Legere’s top 6 CEO Picks on Good
Morning America Tuesday.
“Dios del Sol” is creating a more sustainable future
for Puerto Rico, by helping communities fund and transition to solar energy.
As T-Mobile has a significant presence in Puerto Rico,
it “saw firsthand the devastation after Hurricane María and spent months working
to help the community recover the network and rebuild. We’re incredibly proud
of the work young changemakers like J.I. and others are doing to change the
world for GOOD!,” the company said in a statement.
The “Changemaker Challenge,” developed by T-Mobile in
partnership with Ashoka, is focused on igniting the innovative spark in young
people who are willing to step forward and take on difficult challenges facing
More than 330 teens and young adults submitted entries
in the first year, which resulted in 30 teams earning a trip to the T-Mobile
headquarters in Bellevue, Wash. to help further develop their world-changing
ideas. Six CEO Picks returned for a second visit to take their ideas to the
T-Mobile will launch Changemaker Challenge 2019 later
this year. Young changemakers interested in participating can visit
T-Mobile.com/Changemaker and sign up to get notified as soon as submissions