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Painting Her Future Like a Savage

It all started in 2017 at Van Horn High School in Independence, Missouri, when Lizbeth Gonzalez d...

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Small business tackling big world challenges

While there are many arguments for the value realized by a community when an entrepreneur starts ...

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Professional Development with a Side of Transformation

During the transformational experience of YE Summit, alumni were given many opportunities to netw...

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Why my support is a moral obligation: A Partner's Story

For many of us, our mission to transform the lives of young people is personal. For Bruce Lee, it...

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Passion to Purpose: An Educator's Story

Josh Patterson isn’t a traditional educator. Two years ago, the Chaparral School District&r...

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The Big Idea 2019: Bigger Than Ever

On May 29, twenty Youth Entrepreneurs students from around the country flew into Detroit, Michiga...

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Enid Student Wins Grant at Entrepreneurship Expo U.S. Nationals Presented By Youth Entrepreneurs

DETROIT, MICH. - Kynlee Skaggs, a student at Enid High School, was awarded $2,500 at the National...

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Fort Worth Students Wins Grant at Entrepreneurship Expo U.S. Nationals Presented By Youth Entrepreneurs

DETROIT, MICH. - Darius Ford, Zarian Thompson and Kameron Sanders, all students at Young Men&rsqu...

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Kansas City Area Students Win Grants At Entrepreneurship Expo U.S. Nationals Presented By Youth Entrepreneurs

DETROIT, MICH. - Kiley Daniels, a student at Liberty North High School in Kansas City, Missouri, ...

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Wichita Students Win Grants At Entrepreneurship Expo U.S. Nationals Presented By Youth Entrepreneurs

DETROIT, MICH. - Reema Moussa, a student at The Independent School, was awarded $12,500; Nick Jac...

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Two Students Who Shined at the YE Pitch Competition

Last year’s The Big Idea competition has grown to become the National Invention Convention ...

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How an educator connection can change everything

James Harris was a 4.0 student … who went to a youth detention center for possession of ma...

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The one thing every student needs

Youth Entrepreneurs provided a single opportunity. Luke Hurt took it from there.  In the fa...

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Small town girl, big city passion

Raised in Western Kansas, in a community best known for feedlots and its agricultural prowess, it...

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Turning challenge into triumph

His story is one of challenge and triumph, failure and success. He’s a fighter, a father, a...

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Just Try It: The Power of Networking

What’s in it for me? It’s a question we know students often ask themselves before dec...

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To Go Forward, Get Uncomfortable

For as long as he could remember, Terrell White Jr.  knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur, h...

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To The Stars Through Difficulties

Igniting a passion. Opening doors to new opportunities. Transforming mindsets. At Youth Entrepren...

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Meet Chas

Youth Entrepreneurs teaches Chas Malone to value education and convinces him to pursue a college ...

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Alumni Spotlight: Meet Cody Hanna

Youth Entrepreneurs alum Cody Hanna recently completed his freshman year at Kansas State Universi...

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Alumni Spotlight: Meet Juanae

Juanae Johnson participated in a nontraditional Youth Entrepreneurs program more than 20 years ag...

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Student Spotlight: Meet Gissele Mosqueda

“Youth Entrepreneurs is not just about learning how to run a business. It’s about cha...

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Alumni Spotlight: Meet Jaren Hemphill

Youth Entrepreneurs equipped Jaren Hemphill, YE alum, with the skills and confidence to transform...

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Alumni Spotlight: Meet Sierra Brown

“Youth Entrepreneurs taught me that there are people out there who are working hard to ensu...

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Alumni Spotlight: Meet Akeyjah Charles

YE alum Akeyjah Charles’ passion for photography led her to found her own photography busin...

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Pursuing their passion: YE Alumni

Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate and discover small businesses — and in the Sm...

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Alumni Spotlight: Meet J.D. Young

YE alum J.D. Young is the proud owner of a growing shaved ice empire: Funky Monkeys Shaved Ice. &...

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Alumni Spotlight: Meet Akinbola Richardson

Akinbola Richardson (Akin for short) participated in Youth Entrepreneurs as a student at Grady Hi...

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Alumni Spotlight: Meet Tien Huynh

After a transformational Youth Entrepreneurs experience, Tien Huynh went on to major in entrepren...

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Alumni Spotlight: Meet Chante

Chante | Topeka High School, 2011 | Topeka, KansasChante loves going back to high school. Sometim...

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Alumni Spotlight: Meet Junior

Junior | Garden City High School, 2013 | Garden City, Kansas“YE’s role in my story is...

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Alumni spotlight: Meet Hamid

Hamid | North High School | Wichita, KansasHamid Bakhtiari was already aware of his entrepreneuri...