Robert Cardenas: Area 19 LETR Spotlight

May 18, 2020 | Updated: May 18, 2020

Robert Cardenas

Last week was Law Enforcement week, in honor of all our LETR in the West Region we wanted to shine the spotlight in our very own LETR  Sgt. Robert Cardenas. Sgt. Robert Cardenas has participated in LETR since 2009. Sgt. Cardenas has represented LETR in local, area, state, national, and WORLD Games.  Sgt. Cardenas ran the final leg and carried the flame of hope in Abu Dhabi 2019. He loves what Special Olympics represents and loves Special Olympics athletes, there's nothing better than seeing the athletes smiling. Sgt. Cardenas also loves the families and the camaraderie of all LETR worldwide, that he has met through Special Olympics. 

SGT Robert Cardenas not only volunteers and serves in area LETR but also serves as a state board member for LETR. Sgt. Cardenas's involvement and dedication to Special Olympics and the athletes is immeasurable, there is no denying that volunteering for Special Olympics is a true passion for Sgt. Cardenas, it has become a whole family engagement. If SGT Cardenas is at a competition, or a fundraising event the rest of his family is there to support Special Olympics and help out wherever needed. Sgt Cardenas definitely goes above and beyond for Special Olympics.


Fun Facts About:
 Sgt. Robert Cardenas

Best SOTX memory: Attending World Games in Abu Dhabi, and getting to meeting athletes and LETR officers from all over the world.
What Is something that people might be surprised to hear from you? I love to bake when I get the chance.
What Is the best advice you have received? No, it's not what it is, it's what you make of it.
What are your hobbies? LETR, Special Olympic Games
Favorite band/ singer? Rock en Español
Favorite Hero/Idol? Captain America
Favorite Sports Team? Washington Redskins
Favorite Food? Gansitos or anything fried!
Favorite Place to Visit? New York and Washington D.C.
Favorite movie/ TV Show? Gold Rush and Below Zero
Favorite thing about Special Olympics? Athletes and their smiles.
Other talents? I am a hunter, and I can fix just about anything

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