Manfred was born in San Jose, Costa Rica. His artistic career began very early. At five years old, through Tae Kwon Do, he developed his motor skills. His grandfather introduced him to the world of yoga. He studied primary school at the Conservatorio de Castella, where he explored different artistic branches; music, plastic arts, and acting. In 2005 at the age of 18, he became one of the pioneers of Parkour in Costa Rica, and from there, he got to know the world of circus and fire juggling. Currently, he is dedicated full-time to various artistic disciplines, fire shows, clowning, teaching parkour workshops, and fire juggling workshops nationally and internationally. He is also the founder of Producciones Circo Equilibrio and the leading producer of the Nahual Spirit Music Festival (a music and arts festival).