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Cy-Fair grad gifting education to his community

At 25 years old, Shivam Bhakta has been busy. The former Cy-Fair High School student wouldn’t have it any other way.

Since graduation, he’s completed two undergrad degrees at the University of Houston, worked as an engineer for Exxon, backpacked through numerous countries in Asia, and most recently secured a new job with the federal government. It sounds exhausting but it wasn’t enough for the enthusiastic Bhakta who has opened his heart and a new business to give back to his community.

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Bhakta has invested in an IDEA Lab Kids franchise and opened in early August to be ready for the fall rush.

“We started with about six to eight kids, but enrollment has been steadily climbing,” he said.

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