A Silicon Valley man who went viral from a photo of him holding a sign that read "Homeless, hungry 4 success, take a resume" has landed a job.
A tweet posted July 27 by a good Samaritan showed Casarez standing at an intersection in Mountain View holding his sign. The tweet went viral, garnering more than 139,000 retweets and nearl 2,000 comments.
Casarez as a result received hundreds of messages in support and possible job opportunities.
A Silicon Valley homeless man has received many job offers after a photo of him holding a sign that read "Homeless, hungry 4 success, take a resume" went viral on social media.
"I'm just completely blown out, receiving so many e-mails of support," Casarez previously told NBC Bay area.
Casarez moved to the Bay Area from Laredo looking for a job in tech. He said he ran out of money and lost his car, which was also his home. Casarez then spent his nights sleeping at a Mountain View park and his days trying to get the attention of any employer he could.
Today I saw this young homeless man asking for people to take a resume rather than asking for money. If anyone in the Silicon Valley could help him out, that would be amazing. Please RT so we can help David out! pic.twitter.com/ewoE3PKFx7— FullMakeup Alchemist (@jaysc0) July 27, 2018
The resilience paid off.