Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Oliver Walker, Lincoln High School

Oliver Walker

 

Oliver Walker, a graduate of Lincoln High School and former Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented his business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges, JABB staff and fellow classmates on Friday, March 24, 2017. Walker was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Walker, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals. 
 
 
JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?
 
Oliver: I learned how to seriously think critically and analyze everything in the world. You can make money in any way, but you want to make money the right way and the easy way. There’s a lot of stuff you can make money off of that a lot of people haven’t made. It taught me a lot about the entrepreneur world. My grandma is an entrepreneur, so I know how it is. She always wanted me to become an entrepreneur. 
 
 
JABB: How did this program help you with your future goals?
 
Oliver: I want to own my very own orthodontist practice, so it helped me get my brain going. It was like a good brain game for me; it exercised my brain for me. 
 
 
JABB: Why do you think it’s important to learn about the skills [in the Be Entrepreneurial program] early on?
 
Oliver: You have to learn somewhere. It’s better to learn now. If you have a business and you learn then, then you’ll flop. So it’s better to learn now than later.
 
 
JABB: What kind of information would you like to hear about from a local entrepreneur?
 
Oliver: [I would like to learn about] any events like Shark Bowl [or entrepreneurship]. 

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Diamond Mann, Rickards High School

Diamond Mann

 

Diamond Mann, a student at Rickards High School and a Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented her business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges, JABB staff and fellow classmates on Friday, March 24, 2017. Mann was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Mann, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals.

 



JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?


Diamond: I learned a little bit more about myself. I learned that I am capable of coming up with ideas and a plan and how to achieve what it is I want to do.



 

JABB: How did this program help you with your future goals?


Diamond: It made things a lot more clearer so that I know what it is I need to do to start my business for when I do get older.



 

JABB: Why do you think it’s important to learn about the skills [in the Be Entrepreneurial program] early on?


Diamond: I think it’s important because a lot of kids don’t know what it is they need to do or how to get started. They don’t have a lot of help, so learning that at an early age will kind of make it easier so that you do know what it is you need to do.



 

JABB: What kind of information would you like to hear about from a local entrepreneur?


Diamond: I wish I knew how the process works. Now I know, but I wish I had someone to tell me.  Before this program, I really didn’t know what it took to get started and what to think about. 

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Erikka Bouie, Rickards High School

Erikka Bouie

 

Erikka Bouie, a student at Rickards High School and a Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented her business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges, JABB staff and fellow classmates on Friday, March 24, 2017. Bouie was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Bouie, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals. 
 
 
JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?
 
Erikka: I learned how to market and I learned how to think out what I needed to do. I learned who my audience would be and my customers. I learned working hard is the key to success.
 
 
JABB: How did this program help you with your future goals?
 
Erikka: It helped me look into [my future] more.
 
 
JABB: Why do you think it’s important to learn about the skills [in the Be Entrepreneurial program] early on?
 
Erikka: I can have that advanced stage. I could compete with someone the same age, but I could have more experience down the line. 
 
 
JABB: What kind of information would you like to hear about from a local entrepreneur?
 
Erikka: I would like to know how they started, what were the obstacles and who invested in them.
 

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Idai Windborne

Idai Windborne

 

Idai Windborne, a student at Rickards High School and a Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented her business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges, JABB staff and fellow classmates on Friday, March 24, 2017. Windborne was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Windborne, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals. 


 
 
JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?
 

Idai: I learned that when you have an idea, just go for it; honestly, if you really, really truly believe in it, go for it. At the end of the day, it might suck to everyone else, but if you got that spirit, you’ll go far. 
 
 

JABB: How did this program help you with your future goals?

 
Idai: It helped me a lot, actually. It helped me realize that it actually takes planning. It actually takes thinking about. You can’t just have a dream and say “I want to do that.” You actually have to plan, like go to college and get all your materials. It was a lot. But it helped me in the fact that I understood the importance as well. 


 
 
JABB: Why do you think it’s important to learn about the skills [in the Be Entrepreneurial program] early on?
 

Idai: It’s very important. If you don’t have those skills early, it’ll be hard for you when you get in college and you actually go to an entrepreneur class. You’d be so lost. Different skills that you think you need, you need, like dividing and whatnot. Although you might not think you need it in daily life, you need it, and actually having that voice to ask or advertise your company, you need it.
 
 
JABB: What kind of information would you like to hear about from a local entrepreneur?
 

Idai: I would like to hear how they got started and the steps they took, like what was their strategy in all of it. 
 

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Myesha Easter, Godby High School

Myesha Easter

 

Myesha  Easter, a graduate of Godby High School and former Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented her business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges, JABB staff and fellow classmates on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Easter was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Easter, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals.
 
 
JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?

 
Myesha: I learned how to plan a business, how to plan your idea and how to basically write down your idea so you can actually see what you’re thinking.


 
 
JABB: How did this program help you assess some of your future goals?

 
Myesha: I never actually thought about becoming a business owner but I think that, since this program, I may lean towards the business/entrepreneur world.


 
 
JABB: Why do you think it’s important that students learn the types of skills JABB teaches early on?
 
Myesha: Students, we are the next generation and we’re basically going to be running the world so we need to understand how systems work and know how to run different things on our own; [we need to] understand how business works out here other than just playing sports or going to be a beautician. We need to understand that there’s other jobs we can have and businesses we can run on our own. 
 
 

JABB: What kind of info would you be interested in hearing about from entrepreneurs?

 
Myesha: I think I would be interested in hearing about how they got their business started and what they’re doing to keep it going. 

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Jamari Jones, Godby High School

Jamari Jones

 

Jamari  Jones, a graduate of Godby High School and former Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented his business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges, JABB staff and fellow classmates on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Jones was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Jones, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals.
 
 
JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?
 
Jamari: You can do anything in life as long as you put your mind to it.
 
 
JABB: How did this program help you assess some of your future goals?
 
Jamari: If you actually own your business, these are skills that you will need to connect with later on in life.
 
 
JABB: Why do you think it’s important that students learn the types of skills JABB teaches early on?
 
Jamari: I think it's important [to learn these skills] because later in life you're going to own your own business, or you are going work for someone who owns their own business. 
 
 
JABB: What kind of info would you be interested in hearing about from entrepreneurs?
 
Jamari: I would be interested in hearing about his life. basically how they make money, how you make deals and stuff and how to have the money come in through a business. 

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Dillon Vickers, Godby High School

Dillon Vickers

 

Dillon Vickers, a graduate of Godby High School and former Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented his business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges, JABB staff and fellow classmates on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Vickers was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Vickers, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals.
 
 
JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?
 

Dillon: [I learned] what I would need to get started. It actually let me think about it and let me write everything down that I would need to do to start a company, like what I needed to have to start out.
 
 


JABB: How did this program help you assess some of your future goals?

 
Dillon: It would help you start up the company [and] start things from scratch.
 
 


JABB: Why do you think it’s important that students learn the types of skills JABB teaches early on?
 
Dillon: [It helped me learn how to] speak in front of people. 


 
 
JABB: What kind of info would you be interested in hearing about from entrepreneurs?
 
Dillon: [I would want to know] how they started their company, what got them interested in what they're doing, how it started, how's it going and is [their business] big-time.

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Austin Whitfield, Godby High School

Austin Whitfield

 

Austin Whitfield, a graduate of Godby High School and former Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented his business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges, JABB staff and fellow classmates on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Whitfield was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Whitfield, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals. 

 
 
JABB: How did this program help you assess some of your future goals?

 
Austin: [It helped] give me ideas about starting of my own business. 

 
JABB: What kind of info would you be interested in hearing about from entrepreneurs?


Austin: [I would be interested in hearing about] how they started it and how hard it was to start [their business]. 
 

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Kevin Tran, Lincoln High School

Kevin Tran

 

Kevin Tran, a graduate of Lincoln High School and former Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented his business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges, JABB staff and fellow classmates on Friday, March 24, 2017. Tran was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Tran, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals. 
 
 
JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?
 
Kevin: I learned about the planning process of what you would need to create and start a business.
 
 
JABB: How did this program help you with your future goals?
 
Kevin: It gave me an idea of what my interests were and what I would like to do [in the future].
 
 
JABB: Why do you think it’s important to learn about the skills [in the Be Entrepreneurial program] early on?
 
Kevin: It helps you have a goal in mind and do activities that will get you closer to that goal.
 
 
JABB: What kind of information would you like to hear about from a local entrepreneur?
 
Kevin: [I would like to learn] what the starting process was like and how did they do it. 
 

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Grace Glenon, Lincoln High School

Grace Glenon

 

Grace Glenon, a graduate of Lincoln High School and former Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented her business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges, JABB staff and fellow classmates on Friday, March 24, 2017. Glenon was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Glenon, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals. 


 
 
JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?

 
Grace: I’d say I learned to be very creative. Thinking outside of the box is not something that comes easy to me, but I really had to think of something that was different, new and would help people.


 
 
JABB: How did this program help you with your future goals?

 
Grace: [The program] taught me to be really determined and passionate about one thing in particular, because I do have a tendency to get distracted. It taught me to drill in on one thing and focus all of my attention on that.
 
 
JABB: Why do you think it’s important to learn about the skills [in the Be Entrepreneurial program] early on?
 

Grace: I feel like it’s very important because we’re always up-and-coming with new technologies and new things and I feel like young adults getting in and being involved in these things will help them in the future to be more creative. 


 
 
JABB: What kind of information would you like to hear about from a local entrepreneur?
 

Grace: [I would like to learn] what their everyday life is like, how they go about their day and who they help and what they do more in depth. 

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Lyris Rice, Lincoln High School

Lyris Rice

 

Lyris Rice, a senior at Lincoln High School and a Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented her business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges, JABB staff and fellow classmates on Friday, March 24. Rice was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Rice, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals. 


 
 
JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?


Lyris: I learned that I would really have to love that idea and put in effort for it to work.


 
 
JABB: How did this program help you with your future goals?
 

Lyris: It helped me work on planning better.
 
 
JABB: Why do you think it’s important to learn about the skills [in the Be Entrepreneurial program] early on?
 

Lyris: [It’s important to learn these skills now] because when you’re older, you’re not going to be as motivated.


 
 
JABB: What kind of information would you like to hear about from a local entrepreneur?
 

Lyris: I had trouble narrowing down on what I would need to start a business, so [I would want to learn about that.]
 

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Courtlynn Truesdell, Lincoln High School

Courtlynn Truesdell
 
Courtlynn Truesdell, a senior at Lincoln High School and a Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented her business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges,  JABB staff and fellow classmates on Friday, March 24, 2017. Truesdell was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Truesdell, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals. 


 
 
JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?
 

Courtlynn: I learned all of the logistics about running a business. It’s actually harder than you think. There’s things that you have to think about such as marketing, and advertising your business and obtaining licenses. It was harder than I thought.


 
 
JABB: How did this program help you with your future goals?
 

Courtlynn: It helped me research, because I’m already a makeup artist here in Tallahassee, but it gave me more information about how to run [my business] properly and things I need to learn to make it more official.
 
 
JABB: Why do you think it’s important to learn about the skills [in the Be Entrepreneurial program] early on?

 
Courtlynn: No matter if you work for a company, I think you knowing about how a business is run will give you further insight on how your company’s run, so if there’s an issue with the company, you would know, and if the company is doing well, you would know.

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Erin O'Leary, Chiles High School

Erin O'Leary

 

Erin O’Leary, a graduate of Chiles High School and former Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented her business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges, JABB staff and fellow classmates on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. O’Leary was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with O’Leary, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals.

 
 
JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?

 
Erin: I learned what it takes to start thinking of ideas and come up with a product.
 
 


JABB: How did this program help you with your future goals?

 
Erin: It really gets you thinking [that] you can do something besides just go to college. 


 
 
JABB: Why do you think it’s important to learn about the skills [in the Be Entrepreneurial program] early on?

 
Erin: I think it’s important because you’re going to need [the skills learned in the program] for the rest of your life.


 
 
JABB: What kind of information would you like to hear about from a local entrepreneur?
 

Erin: [I would like to learn] how you get it started up and reach consumers and get it to mass market. 

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Rondarius Gibson, Chiles High School

Rondarius Gibson

 
Rondarius Gibson, a graduate of Chiles High School and former Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented his business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges,  JABB staff and fellow classmates on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Gibson was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Gibson, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals.
 
 
JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?
 

Rondarius: I learned how to be an entrepreneur and all of the important steps you need to get into entrepreneurship. 


 
 
JABB: How did this program help you with your future goals?

 
Rondarius: It helped me -- it didn’t really change what I want to do in the future but [the program provided me with] good things you want to know for the future.


 
 
JABB: Why do you think it’s important to learn about the skills [in the Be Entrepreneurial program] early on?

 
Rondarius: It helped me personally because I plan to start my own practice into it, so it would help me learn how to start my own business.
 
 


JABB: What kind of information would you like to hear about from a local entrepreneur?
 

Rondarius: [I would like to learn] the steps they took to get where they are and how long the process took.

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Mallory Hartline, Chiles High School

Mallory Hartland

Mallory Hartline, a graduate of Chiles High School and former Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented her business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges, JABB staff and fellow classmates on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Hartline was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Hartline, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals.

 

JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?

Mallory: It taught me a lot about what it takes to get started in business. My father’s actually involved in business so he talks about it all the time, but it was really interesting to get a different perspective from it and not just from a parent, so it was really cool to learn about all the different things you can do to start a business.

 

JABB: How did this program help you with your future goals?

Mallory: I’m actually majoring in nutrition, but I am thinking about minoring in business and hoping that one day I can start my own little nutrition business…[or] something along the lines of that; so [the program] definitely helped me figure out what route I want to go down.

 

JABB: Why do you think it’s important to learn about the skills [in the Be Entrepreneurial program] early on?

Mallory: I think it’s important to learn them now instead of later because you wouldn’t have to be confused when you’re actually starting a business. I think it’s nice to have a basis for what you’re doing before you get started.

 

JABB: What kind of information would you like to hear about from a local entrepreneur?

Mallory: [I would like to learn] what it took for them to get actually started, get a patent and start a business and become successful. 

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Kipp Kirkland, Chiles High School

Kipp Kirkland

Kipp Kirkland, a senior at Chiles High School and a Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented his business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges,  JABB staff and fellow classmates on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Kirkland was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Kirkland, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals.

 

JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?

Kipp: The main thing I learned was just how to take an idea and get it off the ground and get it going.

 

JABB: How did this program help you with your future goals?

Kipp: It helped me really firm down my decision of what I want to do in college and after that.

 

JABB: Why do you think it’s important to learn about the skills [in the Be Entrepreneurial program] early on?

Kipp: It’s important so that you know what steps to take so that you can be successful and do what you want to do.

 

JABB: What kind of information would you like to hear about from a local entrepreneur?

Kipp: [I would like to learn about] the process of how to patent something and how to get it yours and get it going.

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Kayla Foster, Chiles High School

Shark Bowl Semi Finalist Kayla Foster
 
Kayla Foster, a graduate of Chiles High School and former Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented her business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges, JABB staff and fellow classmates on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Foster was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Foster, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals.
 
 


JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?


Kayla: I learned a lot about business. I really didn’t know anything. I learned how to start a product; I learned a lot about marketing, who would be interested in it.


 
 
JABB: How did this program help you with your future goals?

Kayla: It really opened up opportunities for me because I didn’t even think my business was going to take off or [people would] have any interest in it. It opened up a lot [of insight] and [made me think] maybe it wouldn’t be so hard to get an idea out there.



 
JABB: Why do you think it’s important to learn about the skills [in the Be Entrepreneurial program] early on?

 
Kayla: I think it’s really important early because [entrepreneurship skills] got a lot to do with the future. You’re gonna have to get out there and a lot of people lately are going to be business people, so you really need to get the experience so that way you’re not just thrown into there blind and you have some idea of what to do in the future.
 
 

JABB: What kind of information would you like to hear about from a local entrepreneur?

 
Kayla: [I would be interested in hearing about] how to start off your idea and get into it, so that way if someone wanted to get their business going, [they’d know] how to start that.

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Phillip Dillon, Chiles High School

Shark Bowl Semi Finalist Phillip Dillon

 

Phillip Dillon, a graduate of Chiles High School and former Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented his business plan a school assembly in front of three judges, JABB staff and fellow classmates on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Dillon was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Dillon, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals.


 
 
JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?
 

Phillip: I learned a lot of prior planning and you gotta look at multiple aspects when coming up with a business. 


 
 
JABB: How did this program help you with your future goals?
 
Phillip: This program forced me to come up with an idea that turned out not to be so bad that I may look at in the future.
 
 
JABB: Why do you think it’s important to learn about the skills [in the Be Entrepreneurial program] early on?
 

Phillip: So that you can start early, because you need to start early if you want to be successful in the end game.
 
 


JABB: What kind of information would you like to hear about from a local entrepreneur?

 
Phillip: [I would like to learn] how they started and [about] all the different aspects that they thought of because some of them might come into my business or your business and show sides of the problem that you didn’t look at before. 
 

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Josiah Pye, Chiles High School

Shark Bowl Semi Finalist Josiah Pye
 
Josiah Pye, a graduate of Chiles High School and former Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented his business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges,  JABB staff and fellow classmates on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Pye was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Pye, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals. 
 
 
JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?
 
Josiah: I learned how difficult it was to come up with a good idea and get it started and how to pursue it.
 
 
JABB: How did this program help you with your future goals?
 
Josiah: It helped me realize that I have more options than I realized and that this is a viable option.
 
 
JABB: Why do you think it’s important to learn about the skills [in the Be Entrepreneurial program] early on?
 
Josiah: So you could know if this is something you want to pursue.
 
 
JABB: What kind of information would you like to hear about from a local entrepreneur?
 
Josiah: [I would want to hear about] how they got started and how they were able to become successful. 

Shark Bowl Semi-Finalists: Erielle Robinson, Leon High School

Shark Bowl Semi Finalist Erielle Robinson

Erielle Robinson, a graduate of Leon High School and former Be Entrepreneurial program participant, presented her business plan at a school assembly in front of three judges, JABB staff and fellow classmates on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Robinson was featured along with four other students in order to compete for the title of school representative at Junior Achievement Big Bend’s Shark Bowl on April 13. JABB sat down with Robinson, as well as the other participants, to get an idea of how JABB benefited them and impacted their future goals.

 

JABB: What did you learn in the Be Entrepreneurial program?


Erielle: I learned a lot about business; honestly, I didn’t realize how much went into making products, but it’s honestly a lot. It’s kind of overwhelming, but once you get the hang of everything and try to realize how everything works and everything goes, it’s a piece of cake.

 

JABB: How did this program help you with your future goals?


Erielle: I was never really planning on doing the whole business thing, because I knew how much work went into it, but now that I’ve done Junior Achievement and [learned] the things that they showed me, I think “okay, this will be easy,” and I think I could make a product in the future that could help me make money that I could sell to my friends.

 

JABB: Why do you think it’s important to learn about the skills [in the Be Entrepreneurial program] early on?


Erielle: Not a lot of people know about business and how to work things or how to make things, but I feel like these skills really helped me [how to] learn to be better in business and how to make a product great.

 

JABB: What kind of information would you like to hear about from a local entrepreneur?


Erielle: [I would like to hear about] how to sell the item. 

Showing 1 - 20 of 25 results.
Items per Page 20
of 2