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Founding Story

Born from the belief that every soul harbors kindness and resilience, Invictus Spirit ignites the spark of perseverance in underprivileged children. We commit not just to hope, but to action, guiding them towards a future brimming with potential.

What This Means to Us

Dealing with the challenges of today requires problem-solvers who bring different perspectives and are willing to take risks. Invictus Spirit Foundation, Inc. emerged out of a pursuit to inspire and support the community, and a desire for actions to speak louder than words. Established in 2000, we’re an organization driven by progressive ideas, bold actions, and a strong foundation of support. Contact us to learn more and get involved.

Build Partnerships

We know we can accomplish more by working together with similar mission driven partners.

For Purpose

Our cause is for a purpose and that purpose is to alleviate the suffering of children while realizing their potential.

Global Mindset

All children deserve a chance at a better life. We are beyond borders.

Metric Driven

Though our ideals may be lofty, our execution is not. Impact is what matters.

Education Focus

Education is key to breaking the poverty cycle and provides a sustainable approach in dealing with issues.

Board of Directors

Our board is united in the heartfelt mission of uplifting children that face challenges. We bring our life stories to the table, fueling our work with genuine empathy and expertise. It’s the real, life-changing impacts we create, and the connections we forge, that motivate us. We're here not for recognition, but to share the love, integrity, and excellence that form the heartbeat of ISF, directly touching lives.


President & Founder

Michael D. Nguyen

Michael is the driving force behind ISF. His journey led him to create a platform centered on compassion and empowerment. Invictus Spirit focuses on nurturing children facing adversity, giving them the tools and mentorship they need for a brighter future. 


Chief Storyteller

Minh P. Tran

Minh's warm spirit and positivity shine brightly, matched only by his academic achievements from UC Berkeley and Columbia University. His gift for uplifting others and telling meaningful stories adds a priceless warmth and depth to Invictus Spirit.


Vice President

Michael J. O'Sullivan, MD

Michael carries a heartfelt belief in doing good and helping others, qualities that naturally steered him into a fulfilling medical career. As he wraps up his residency, he's not just ticking boxes but truly excelling, leaving a meaningful impact in every ward he steps into.




Looking forward to welcoming them.



Justin M. Sarfin, PE

Justin combines the precision of a skilled engineer with a deep-rooted empathy for those around him. More than just excelling in his profession, he pours his time and energy into causes that matter, leaving an indelible, heartfelt imprint wherever he goes.




Looking forward to welcoming them.

Board of Directors
Our Values
Cooperation & Community
We bring leaders together to work towards the common goal of helping children.
We aim to foster and empower a sense of service to others.
We empathize with those who suffer unnecessarily and work to provide relief & opportunity.
Education & Excellence
We bring passionate professionals who drive impact and to serve as role models. We recognize that education is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty.
We practice a culture of optimism that instills hope in the communities we serve.

Our Mission Partners

Our Partners

We are privileged to forge cooperative relationships with dedicated partners who resonate with the Invictus Spirit Foundation's mission and vision. Together, we are committed to enhancing the lives of children born into adversity, aligning our efforts and resources to meet shared objectives and create a lasting, positive impact.

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The Kids

Why we do what we do.