Casarez graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in management information systems and worked as a web developer for General Motors in Austin, Texas, the New York Post reported.
He moved to the Bay Area last September with dreams of launching a startup but quickly ran out of money. He also lost the car he had been living in. Since then, he’s been sleeping in a park, according to local outlet KNTV.
Casarez said all he wanted was for someone to notice his hard work and give him a chance.
"I knew it would be posted on social media. I didn’t know it would blow up like this," he said. "I’m trying not to take any money, I really do just want a job opportunity, that’s all I’m asking."
According to KNTV, several tech companies in the Bay Area have contacted him.
Scofield also tweeted that Casarez has received about 200 job offers from the likes of Google, Netflix, LinkedIn and many other companies across the country.
“I wanted to keep my head up high, keep looking forward and see what opportunity would come next,” Casarez told the Post. “I was thinking, you know, like this was like my last stop. If this didn’t work, I’d go back home and give up on my dream.”
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