Edwin C. Serrano: Physical therapist helps others conquer pain

Edwin is CEO and owner of Positive Action Rehab & Performance.

Edwin began with the Upward Bound Math-Science Center at The University of Texas at Arlington (UT-Arlington) as a participant in 2005 and completed the TRIO pre-college program’s bridge program in 2007 at UT-Arlington. Edwin has always diligently pursued a college education since joining the program. 

Through this motivation, he graduated from Our Lady of the Lake University with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology in 2012 and received a doctoral degree in physical therapy from the University of Incarnate Word in 2015.

Edwin, who started as a tenth-grade high school student at Presidio High School in a small rural community near the Texas-Mexican border in West Texas, is a first-generation college student who initially desired to be an architect and give back to his community. 

As a former Upward Bound Math-Science participant, Edwin always had the desire and fortitude to reach his academic goals, showing respect and courtesy to all staff and peers. Despite any challenges, he always maintained a sense of responsibility, leadership, and initiative in his work. 

While being a program participant, Edwin developed himself, confidence, and a work ethic to promote his learning. He led by example, self-taught self-esteem skills and other essential know-how to succeed in college and life. Cunningly, he has used his knowledge and abilities to establish his own business providing needed treatment for others with his wife, also an alumnus of the program.

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