When the electricity goes out, OUC’s Sean Carroll, 43, climbs into the spotlight.
Jose Melendez, 36, is the man behind the hat-tipping masked character that has become a roadside icon.
A Rollins College librarian by day, Dorothy Mays, 47, transforms into an award-winning writer at night.
Donny Aldarelli, 28, educates and entertains audiences at Gatorland, while keeping a sharp eye on his reptilian performers.
Christmastime is year-round for Cindi DeYoung, 42, senior director of floral and holiday for Greenery Productions.
Retired Maj. Gen. John C. Raaen Jr., 91, lived through the hell of D-Day—and penned a soldier’s story about it.
John Pyles, 50, of Orlando, has crafted a career out of living the still life.
Maria Wood, 38, and her slithery companions educate and delight audiences of all ages.
Joe Rimer, 48, keeps cool by creating life-like sculptures made from giant blocks of ice.
For 15 years, Lloyd Lightsey, 52, has had a blast lighting up the night sky.
Ethan Anderson, 24, communes with the animals as a Central Florida Zoo hoof stock keeper.
HEATHER WILL-BROWNE, 59, likes to get her hands dirty when bringing Epcot’s International Flower & Garden Festival to life.
As the owner of Hung’s Custom Tailor Shop, Jenny Smith, 52, is living her dream.
From his bicycle seat, Rydes Pedicab Co. owner Luke McHenry, 33, has a unique perspective of Orlando at night.
As a modern-day Willy Wonka, Edgar Schaked, 41, is living the sweet life.
For Jeff Thompson, 53, owner of Thompson Aire near Kissimmee, it’s always time to rise and shine.
Suspira Tiouat, 39, teaches women to embrace their inner goddess with every hip hit and shimmy.
Stuart Fullerton, 72, is the colorful keeper of UCF’s Bug Closet, home to nearly half a million dearly departed specimens.