Meet our Man Crush Monday, Berto Calkins also known as @tattedvegan on Instagram. Berto was born and raised in New York City. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the City College of New York with a B.A in Communications (Advertising/Public Relations). It was while living in California that he decided to go vegan after reading an article that mentioned that it is not good karma to eat animals. Berto has been vegan since April 2014. He is also a Certified Personal Trainer, who not only advocates for animal rights through fitness but also promotes ending the exploitation of animals through food and fashion. Berto currently has an e-cookbook available for purchase called “Hell’s Kitchen Cooks Vegan
” which features 25 straightforward recipes with generally accessible ingredients.