Octavio Maginnis Castro better known as Tavi Castro was born on February 3, 1990 in Guadalajara, Mexico. At the age of 4 Castro and his family moved to Canada and settled in Edmonton, Alberta. Castro played soccer for the majority of his youth and also played as a midfielder on the Canadian Youth National soccer team. At the age of 17, he moved to Europe to pursue a professional soccer career. In the Netherlands Castro played for professional football teams. At age 18, Castro left soccer in order to attend University and focus on his study. Castro has a master degree in Aerospace engineering from the TU Delft (Technische Universiteit Delft). During his study, Tavi set up his own fitness platform Body Engineers which he developed in a multimillion followers platform and a record selling fashion brand. Tavi is multitalent, being a DJ/Producer as well.