Hustle, learn, and execute is the motto that investment specialist, Mark Monroe, says he lives by. It’s a simple motto, but it’s one that can be adopted in many areas both personal and professional. Mark’s story is one that exemplifies this motto, demonstrating to others the outcome of following through with each step.
In May 2020, Mariee Revere, CEO of MoonXCosmetics, became the girl who made one million dollars in under eight minutes. According to headlines surrounding the 21-year-old’s entrepreneurial success, it seems as if that is all she is known for in the media world. But ever since those eight minutes, Mariee’s career has blossomed as she continues to explore new products, expand her team, and come into her brand.
Imagine being a successful business owner not only because of your ideas and services but also because of your impact on your community. Derrick Hayes, 34, the owner ofBig Dave’s Cheesesteaks has made this a reality. Hayes’ journey started with repeated struggles. Despite his setbacks, he overcame every time with hard work and an everlasting passion to help others.
Once upon a time, Breakdancing was once one of the highlights of the night at a party. From teen parties, to adult parties, people would gather around and watch as folks would battle for their rep. The competitive nature in hip-hop extends through every layer of it. The music, the artwork, and of course the dancing. Globally, breakdancing is one aspect of hip-hop that has been a staple, not only in hip-hop culture, but I’ve come to learn how greatly it’s received in other parts of the world. Fifteen-year-old Lorenzo Caboni, aka Bboy Lorenzo, is one of the people who taught me that lesson.
The #kidboss hashtag on Instagram highlights kids from around the world that have turned a passion or hobby into a profitable business. Whether it be in the field of cooking, design, or in this case, a children’s book and apparel company, kids have been utilizing social media to let their voices be heard. Meet JakaiFountain, a 13-year-old kid boss in Atlanta and the owner and CEO of King Kai LLC.
In a world that was built on white patriarchy, women — especially Black and brown women, have been overlooked and mistreated in many areas of life including sports. Allyson Felix is a three-time world Olympic champion for the U.S. who has set an unforgettable example for women all over the world through her perseverance and courage.