I have been a multi-potentialite for
as long as I can remember. It was only recently though, that I
heard the terms "Multi-Passionate" and "Multi-Potentialite. As soon
as I heard it, a lightbulb went off and I immediately felt soooooo
seen. This week, I'm talking to a fellow "MP"
(Multi-passionate/potentialite) he's a Doctor/Artiste/Podcaster/Tv
Presenter and the list goes on. We have a candid conversation about
what it looks like living that "hummingbird" life. I loved this
conversation with Mario and I hope you do too.
More about Mario:
Mario Evon describes his music as
Reggae-Soul, a place where R&B and Soul meets Reggae.
A former member of the University Singers, and background vocalist
for artistes such as Alaine and Benjy Myaz, Mario has performed on
the main stage at the Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival and has
made it to the final round of 'Amateur Night at the Apollo', in
This graduate of the University of the West Indies as a Medical
Doctor, and Berklee College of Music, is also an entrepreneur and
songwriter. Mario released his debut album, 'Reggae-Soul Vol. 1: ME
On Love' in 2015 and in more recent times you may have heard him
singing that you "Don't Need Dope To Cope" on behalf of the Jamaica
Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO), or bringing light to your Wednesday
mornings on 'CVM At Sunrise'. His most recent project has been his
'Inspir-Edu-Tainment' podcast, 'Talk Truth with Mario
Medically he functions as Dr.
Guthrie, a General Practitioner, working in his own private
practice, in the Emergency room at the Bustamante Hospital for
Children, or conducting medicals at the Sagicor Life Paramedic
The acronym, M.E. could not
be more fitting for him, as he continuously spreads a message
encouraging others to be themselves, and pursue their passions
despite the odds.