Rafael P. DeFreitas Jr. was born and raised in Palm Beach County, Florida. Rafael is a certified Life Purpose Coach, an artist, author, story developer, and musician. He is a U.S. Marine Veteran, who has been drawing since four years old and writing stories since he was in the fourth grade. His work includes playwrights, movie scripts, comics, cartoons, novels, poetry, and music.
Rafael is the Co-Founder of Love Wins Publishing and he is also the Co-Founder of the Youth Author's Club (Y.A.C.), an organization that helps youth ages 5 - 17 years old to become published authors. He is the Anthologist for Brutal Courage, Men's Edition, a compilation of stories by men overcoming traumatic experiences. Brutal Courage, Men’s Edition released in October 2020 and became an international bestselling book on Amazon.com
Rafael is the author of an exciting & adventurous trilogy, The Entries of the Black Sails, with surreal depictions and major plot twists. The series is a powerful story of long-forgotten memories that have been deeply longed for. The first volume released on September 19, 2020, and the second volume is in production.
As the Vice President on the Board of Directors for Wings Over the Valley Christian Center, a nonprofit organization providing services to veterans and non-veterans, Rafael is a humanitarian. He's an entrepreneur, public speaker and inventor. He is passionate about God, marriage, family, helping veterans, and helping the homeless. Currently residing in California, Rafael enjoys learning, cooking, traveling, making music, and writing.
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