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Daddy Yankee to receive “Agent of Change” Award at Premios Juventud

Thanks to his fight against world hunger, the King, Daddy Yankee will receive the prestigious recognition of “Agents of Change” Award in the most anticipated summer award celebration, at the 18th edition of Premios Juventud. This award recognizes the artists who use their power to make a difference around the world.

“At ‘Premios Juventud,’ we have celebrated Daddy Yankee for his enormous contributions to Latin Music as a global icon. This year, we are proud to honor his exemplary role as a humanitarian driving change in our community and the world,” said Ignacio Meyer, SVP of Music, Nonfiction, and Development at Univision. “His outstanding work helping the most vulnerable, whether it is with Daddy’s House or supporting other initiatives, makes him an inspiration to our youth and one of this year’s recipients of our prestigious ‘Agent of Change’ award.”

The king of reggaeton has also been dedicated to feeding kids along with his participation with Feeding America, Habitat for Humanity, Casa Protegida Julia de Burgos, and Red Cross. As announced today, Daddy Yankee is the first artist to receive the “Agent of Change” award this year. He combats world hunger through Daddy’s House which is an organization he founded in the Dominican Republic. 

Univision’s Premios Juventud (PJ/ Youth Awards) will take place live from the Watsco Center in Miami, hosted by Alejandra Espinoza, and other hosts scheduled which will later be announced along with Borja Voces as the backstage host. The popular “PJ Takeover,” is a one-hour pre-show, hosted by Gabriel Coronel, Jomari Goyso, Roberto Hernández, Clarissa Molina, and Fátima Molina. 

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Tatiana Ramirez

Tatiana Ramirez, also known as Tatis Iolani, is a bilingual Mexican-American with additional basic knowledge of Mandarin. She is currently studying at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) to complete her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with an emphasis in Broadcast. Her expected graduation date is in the Fall of 2022. Tatis has already received an Associate of Arts Degree in Communication Studies from Los Angeles Mission College. While completing her Associates Degree, she worked for two semesters hosting her own biweekly segment at Los Angeles Valley College KVCM Monarch Radio. During her time at KVCM, she was able to secure interviews with Latin Boy Band CNCO and Yashua Camacho. In the future she sees herself interviewing celebrities on the various color carpets, hosting live segments on the radio, and covering movie premieres and album releases. As someone who grew up in the San Fernando Valley, she aspires to be a source of inspiration and motivation for the people in her community. She currently hosts a podcast, “Tatis Iolani: You Never Know Con Que Te Va A Sorprender,” (You Never What/Who She'll Surprise You With Next,) where she interviews surprise guests for both Spanish-speaking and English-speaking audiences. She is a member of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), National Association of Hispanic Journalist (NAHJ) and the Alliance of Women in Entertainment at CSUN.

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