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My Journey

How did I get to this point?

How did I get here?

2005

2005

2005

I left home in Uzbekistan with just $200 in my pocket and flew to the U.S. under the assumption that I would land a job as a hotel front desk agent/receptionist. Instead, I was forced to work in slave-like conditions with no pay doing housekeeping/cleaning and various low level maintenance jobs in the hotel.

2006

2006

2006

Purchased my very first used car, a beat up 1998 Ford Escort, and signed my first 1-bedroom apartment lease.

2009

2009

2009

After years of grinding at multiple odd jobs 18 hours, 7 days a week, I founded my first entrepreneurial venture: Interworld Cleaning.

2012

2012

2012

Purchased my very first house and co-founded Fix Contractors – a home remodeling company. In the same year, my first daughter was born.

2016

2016

2016

Bought my first investment property a year after my second daughter was born.

2017

2017

2017

Co-founded a real estate investment firm called PRUZ Investments (Puerto Rico & Uzbekistan) with a fellow immigrant from Puerto Rico.

2018

2018

2018

Purchased my first mixed-use property and stepped into the commercial property management arena.

2020

2020

2020

Began writing my first book, The Immigrant’s Companion: Making Your American Dream a Reality.

2021

2021

2021

Achieved 10 rental doors in RE portfolio. In the same year, co-founded KleenUp – a digital marketplace aiming to serve the $97.6bn US cleaning industry.

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