Juan Rodriguez was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and graduated from University of Sagrado Corazon with a degree in Communications. He spent 15 years in marketing, sales and advertising prior to moving to the United States in 1995.
Juan has invested the past 15 years working in the HIV arena and is passionate about the cause. In 2001, he promised his partner, who was dying from AIDS, that he would devote his life to helping individuals infected with HIV and eradicating the disease. Juan has worked tirelessly as a Peer Mentor and Patient Advocate ensuring clients receive the best possible medical care. He works diligently in the community to educate at-risk individuals in the area of prevention and treatment of HIV and STD’s, including hepatitis.
In 2016, under the guidance and direction of Dr. Roberto Ortiz, Juan started BLISS Cares, a nonprofit organization in Orlando, Florida. The mission of Bliss Cares is to save lives by treating and preventing the spread of HIV, Hepatitis and STD’s. We strive to serve every person who walks through our doors, regardless of ability to pay.
Juan has dedicated his life to the treatment, prevention and eradication of the AIDS epidemic. He works tirelessly to help those in need receive the care and treatment they deserve.
Juan lives in Deltona Florida with his partner Anthony and their four-legged baby, Bella.