Learn About 1Life Fully Lived
Who we are
Dream it... Plan it… LIVE it!” 1Life Fully Lived is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization started in 2011 that gives people of all ages and backgrounds the tools to achieve success! By leveraging the knowledge and support of our community, we provide tools and training in vision-planning, relationships, finances, and wellness.
Our Mission
1Life Fully Lived provides youth and adults with a roadmap for the business of their life.
Our Vision
Armed with a roadmap that connects passion, purpose and direction in their lives people will care about living their best lives and help others do the same.
Our Core Teachings
Vision Planning
Uncover who you are, what you love, what your dreams are, what you want your future to look like using the 1Life Roadmap tool to get there.
Relationships
Create new connections with like-minded individuals, acquire tools and tips to strengthen current personal and professional relationships, learn to truly love yourself and others.
Finances
Learn how to make money, keep more of what you make, create and follow a budget, and grow the money you make so it will work for you instead of you working for your money.
Wellness
Gain knowledge to create a plan of action to be at the top of your game mentally, physically and spiritually.

Our Team
Executive Director – Susan Jacobson
Director of Programs – Brian Rocha
Director of Marketing & Social Media – Hector Santiesteban
Executive Assistant – Casey Williams
Affiliate Manager & Project Management – Alexandra Miu
Fundraising & Online Store- Crissy LaFollette
Volunteer Dream Team Coordinator- Cheryl Lowery
Tim Rhode
Founder
Brian Rocha
Director of Programs
Susan Jacobson
Executive Director
Casey Williams
Director of Administrative Services
Crissy LaFollette
Fundraising & Online Store
Hector Santiesteban
Director of Marketing
& Social Media
Tim Rhode
Founder
The visionary and driving force behind the scenes is Tim Rhode Tim comes from a very humble background, growing up in a blue collar family in a blue collar town. His family’s tight financial situation left an indelible mark on Tim, and although he barely graduated high school and never attended college, Tim went on to dream, plan, and create his own “magnificent life.” Having gotten off to a very slow start in life inspired Tim to help others find their own paths. He is totally committed to helping people of all ages plan their best future, as well as helping transform the “life education” of young people. Tim’s passions include his family, fitness, skiing, hiking, and mountain biking.
“All my life I have planned and worked hard, and have been very blessed and now I really just want to give back and help others learn to do the same.”
Susan Jacobson
Executive Director
Susan Jacobson has dedicated her life to helping others develop to their full potential. As the Executive Director for 1Life Fully Lived, she actively leads strategic planning and all administrative aspects to ensure a sustainable and impactful model.
With over thirty years in a variety of roles from small business owner, advertising executive, Program Director of an Olympic sport, several non-profit boards, and proud parent of two sons, she is able to quickly relate to, identify with, and enrich the experience of those around her. Susan’s positive approach to learning and the idea that success is a by product of things like hard work, accountability, risk taking, and good character makes those she serves understand that their actions control their destiny.

“Excellence is caring more than others think is wise. Risking more than others think is safe. Dreaming more than others think is practical. Expecting more than others think is possible."
Brian Rocha
Program Director - 1Life Dare2Dream Program
Brian Rocha loves life. Brian’s passion in business, family and personal growth is unparalleled while juggling his active lifestyle. Having always lived a fast-paced life since a very young age, Brian quickly gained many of the life skills needed to help guide him in eventually supporting himself through college. Brian attended the University of California, Santa Barbara while becoming partners in a restaurant and led the expansion efforts of opening their second restaurant location in downtown Santa Barbara. Since leaving the restaurant operations in 2010, Brian has spent the majority of the last decade traveling around the world while working remotely. From living in Portugal, to living in Rio de Janeiro, to traveling east around the world on a humanitarian trip supporting Rotary International, Brian has learned to leverage his passion for travel in doing good around the world. Brian is excited to currently be working on a c-store development project in Los Banos, California while also serving as a member of the Los Banos Rotary Club.
“Life is what you make it, and you only live this life once, so make the best of it!”
Hector Santiesteban
Marketing & Social Media
Hector is a Millennial entrepreneur whose main focus is empowering young people to increase their impact on the world by building purpose-driven businesses. He is the founder of Millennial Skills and HD Marketing, two marketing and information companies that help business owners increase their revenue through digital medias.
brotha James _ Jeremy Resig
1Life Dare2Dream Program
"There were times throughout my school experience that led me to making fun of other kids just to fit in. I misbehaved purely out of boredom and had very little interest in doing any more than what I had to do which was not get a C ever! A’s and B’s were required. Bottom line is I was only operating at roughly 30% of my capacity while in school. I didn’t like to write, I hated to read and I was absolutely resistant to learning new information, skill sets or tricks that would help me move forward with my life. Now I’m 35 years old and have recognized that so many of the pains and struggles I currently am working through very much have to do with my middle school and high school experience.”

By bringing brotha James to your school, you can rest assured that your students will be exposed to gratitude, positivity and enlightenment. Through music and experience, brotha James will connect to your school’s philosophy in a way that has never been explained before. It’s amazing how sometimes all we need is to hear the information from a different source for it to sink in.
Will Latif Little
1Life Dare2Dream Program
Raised on the streets of Philadelphia, Will spent the early part of life participating in gangs, selling drugs and violence. After an altercation with a rival gang Will was convicted of 3rd degree murder and sentenced to 20 years in prison. Once in prison Will decided it was time to make a change and dedicated himself to education and learning about mindset and human conditioning. After 10 years behind bars Will was released and now focuses his time helping the youth in the communities he once terrorized as a youngster.
Now a motivational speaker Will has given a TEDX Talk, received multiple city and community awards and presented in the Juvenile Justice System and 100’s of schools all over the country. His extremely powerful message is designed to motivate and inspire anyone he crosses path with.
Ben Hoosen-Jones
1Life Dare2Dream Program
Ben brings eight years of experience in intervention program development and execution, motivational speaking, and inspirational course creation within the educational and summer camp markets. During this period, Ben has collaborated with over 100 schools developing, refining and running inspirational courses across the United Kingdom and the United States.
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