Pedro LaTorre is not your typical author. He never set out to write a book or speak to millions of people. Prior to Pedro finishing middle school he had seen two failed marriages. Much of his early years were full of challenges that he chose to see as opportunities. By high school Pedro had caught the attention of several professional baseball scouts. His first at bat his senior season changed the trajectory of his future. In one swing of the bat he hit a home run and tore his rotator simultaneously. His faith was shaken and his potential was now a thing of the past. Confusion and self-doubt hit him like a ton of bricks.
Through many trying days he allowed this to both prune and propel him into a new season of life. At the age of twenty Pedro became the drummer for International Recording Artist KJ-52. Pedro later went on to play with several artists including: Tedashi, Anthem Lights, Rhema Soul, Group 1 Crew and many others. Pedro feels fortunate to have been inspired under world renowned communicator Reggie Dabbs and other great men to grow Pedro's heart for God and people. He has been speaking to students, leaders, and churches for over ten years.
Pedro and his bride Jessica serve as the lead pastors of rest | LA , a growing missional house church community based out of Los Angeles, CA. They have one son handsome son named Justice, who is three and a dog named Demi who sheds incessantly.