Born and raised in Stanford, California, American business person, writer and equestrian rider, Milan Kordestani became a success early in his life. After attending Phillip Brooks Elementry School in the Bay Area, Kordestani’s parents divorced, and as a result, he moved to London, England briefly in 2009. Returning to the Bay Area in 2010, Kordestani continued his education by attending Sacred Heart Preparatory School in Atherton, California, graduating in 2017.
With a passion for riding horses, Milan Kordestani began riding at the age of 10. After being thrown off of a horse, he surprised his father, Omid Kordestani, by getting back up on the horse and riding it back to camp. Due to this determination and his love for horses, Milan Kordestani continued to train and compete in several equestrian events. In 2015, with his horse, CH His Supreme Reflection, he won the first leg of the triple crown, fourth place in the Worlds Championship Horse Show, and third place at the American Royal in the third leg of the triple crown. In 2016, Kordestani his highest ranking in the Five-Gaited Show Pleasure division by placing second in the Worlds Championship Horse Show.
Currently, a student at Colorado College in the San Francisco Bay Area, Milan Kordestani, along with his equestrian endeavors, writes for the Huffington Post in the areas of mental health, agriculture, and politics. He also serves as Founder and CEO of Milan Farms.
As a sophomore in high school, Milan Kordestani founded the company Milan Farms in 2015. With its focus on eggs, poultry, and saffron, this company, dedicated to a humane and organic approach to its products, offer customers know about where and how its products are grown and raised. Milan Farms, known for its production of pure saffron, became the first farm to include hydroponic, and aquaponic systems along with drip irrigation to produce the spice. Becoming a trademarked company in 2016, it has expanded to three additional farms throughout the west coast and Colorado, and its saffron distributed worldwide.