Chad Ehlers is a former nurse who turned into a social media influencer. Chad has taken his experience with life and turned them into something that no one thought could be done. Chad is a father to daughters Kyra who is sixteen and little miss Mia who is two and is fighting Leukemia.
|November 11, 1983
|New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Born and rise
Chad Ehlers was born in New Orleans on November 11,1983. He moved to Alabama with his father and attended 6 different high schools. When he was 17 his father moved back to Louisiana and Chad stayed in Alabama so he could finished High School.
Unfortunately, Chad became homeless and was sleeping in his car and was going to a local truck stop to get clean before school each morning. When he was 18 he was working a fulltime job and living in a hotel and going to school full time. He moved to Cleveland, Tennessee and got his associations in Nursing. At this time he was not only working a fulltime job and going to school he was raising his eldest daughter Kyra on his own.
He was able to get a degree in Personal Training while attending full time nursing school.
Chad also has daughter Mia who is 2 and battling cancer. Chad has a Masters and Bachelors Degree. He was in the process of becoming a traveling nurse when boom he decided he wanted to become a full time Social Media Influencer. Shortly after he quit nursing after 10 years, Mia was diagnosed with cancer. He started the Chad Change Movement to bring positivity to the world thru dance. He travels around holding Gala Events with Chad Change to raise money for Local Children’s Hospitals.
Chad, who is most known on Tik Tok as Da_Chad, has taken Tik Tok over with his dancing and positivity. It has been published in multiple online articles and also countless tv interviews with his local news channels. He is known to work with multiple charities to raise money for them.
Last year Chad decided to quit his full time as a nurse, and became a full time influencer and motivational speaker. He started the Chad Change to help people looking for a safe place to express their feelings. He has multiple groups in his movement for people to join and help each other from learning from each other’s stories.
He decided he wanted to take his movement and change on the road, in October of last year he went to Kansas City. While he was in Kansas City he met with a few other influencers and they paid for multiple families groceries. Then he made his way to Florida for a charity fundraiser for his daughter Mia.
Erlanger Children’s Hospital
On January ninth of this year he hosted a fundraiser for Erlanger Children’s Hospital in Chattanooga. The event was sold out and with multi influencers flying in for this event and going live on Tik Tok he was able to rasier 15K for the hospital. He will be going to Vegas next for the Tik Tok Invision in April. This is where creators big and small will be taking over Vegas to spread positivity and fun.
As of today Chad has 1.1 million followers on Tik Tok and 67.0k on Instagram.
Did You Know…
- Chad has a Masters and Bachelors Degree.
- He started the Chad Change to help people looking for a safe place.