Inspire students to follow their passion and support them in their dreams.
The G Fund, Inc was created in memory and honor of our son. He was following his dreams of becoming a chef at the time of his passing. This organization dedicated to helping students who have a desire to study culinary arts through annual scholarship opportunities. It is our mission to help students achieve their dreams.
Giovanni Villanueva, who was a culinary student at Valencia College, died from SUDEP* at the start of his education and career. Giovanni a gold medal diver for the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, a cellist for the Florida Young Artists Orchestra, and an Eagle Scout.
*What is SUDEP? Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) is said to occur when a person with epilepsy dies unexpectedly and was previously in their usual state of health. Each year, more than 1 in 1,000 adults with epilepsy die from SUDEP.