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Young and D.U.M.B: The Millennial/Gen Z Journey To Success

Justin & Gary The Gen Z Minds

D.U.M.B. Dedicated. Up and Coming. Motivated. Bold We’re changing the age old saying that Millennials and Gen Z are lazy, entitled, etc. We interview the future of today’s society: influencers, entrepreneurs, artists and more. We connect people to people, stories to people and people to opportunity. As we grow, your voice grows too. Join us by hitting that subscribe button and showing the world that we are all Young and D.U.M.B.

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This week we G.R.O.W. with Brett Brett is a 17 year old that runs a basketball Instagram account called @basketballstudios How he grew his first account to 6K followers but then got hacked Bouncing back from where it took him 2 years to get to 6K and with @basketballstudios to 44K in 2 years What his future plans are with school and life! If you wanna get in touch with them, the best place is on Instagram @basketballstudios or @bsbrett Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/getchogrindup/support

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This week we host a T.A.L.K. show with Will Will is a nationally ranked tennis player and a master networker Learn how a 12 year old created a Youtube talk show talking to some of the biggest professional athletes The different perspectives of living CT, moving to LA, and now back in CT Being able to leverage those connections to talk with influencers from all industries If you want to get intouch with Will follow him on IG @weinbach and @willweinbach Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/getchogrindup/support

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This week we W.H.O.L.E.S.A.L.E. with Eli Eli is a 21 year old Real Estate Mogul in the NYC area! Eli didn’t even know what entrepreneurship was until he got into college How the #1 skill you need to learn is how to communicate and inspire others Why it doesn’t take a ton of capital to get started in Real Estate If you want to get intouch with Eli follow him on IG @elibarber1 Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone! 761196 Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/getchogrindup/support

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This week we are A.U.T.H.E.N.T.I.C. with Omar Omar was killing the game on Vine with over 600,000 followers and is finding his path through Instagram and his comedic ventures How he got onto vine and how much that has influenced his life The true life of an influencer And the future of the social media influencer space, why Omar thinks the tables will turn for companies as he thinks they could be taking advantage of the influence these influencers have on people If you wanna get in touch with them, the best place is on Instagram @_omarghonim 761196 Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/getchogrindup/support

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This week we take a P.L.U.N.G.E. with Riley Riley is just a “normal” guy who happens to run a hilarious podcast called “The Plunge” He is a student at Plymouth State University studying Management But when he's not being a student he is a co-host on “The Plunge” podcast where he and a group of his friends talk about a variety of topics such as sports, life, and everything in between. It's all a bit of banter between the guys They’ve just started the podcast a couple months ago and just like how we were, have now split up as the 3 guys are back to college. So we wanted to wish them good luck! If you wanna get in touch with them, the best place is on Twitter @PlungePodcast Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/getchogrindup/support

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This week we escape D.E.B.T. with Jay Jay is currently a freelance photographer, but has lived a life of many adventures Jay is originally from Venezuela and wanted to complete his mother’s dream of him becoming a doctor so he studied physics in the United States As Venezuela’s economic and political situation worsened, Jay’s father could no longer pay for Jay’s education. He was told he needed to find a way to keep his US Visa to stay in the US Jay saw med school as too much debt (almost $1.6 million) and proceeded to work in finance As Jay’s work life turned from excitement to working so hard he almost wanted to kill himself, he thought back to when he was a young boy at Disney World with a disposable camera in his hand. Now he is able to cultivate that passion into an income and is now killing it in the photography world working for brands like Red Bull, Nike, and Tesla. If you want to get intouch with Jay follow him on IG @beyondcitylife Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/getchogrindup/support

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This Week We Curate Some A.R.T. with Anthony Anthony is a professional social media growth hacker He holds the usernames for 5 huge IG accounts @art_daily (1.1 Million Followers) @calories.hub (1 Million Followers) @artistic.globe (1.1 Million Followers) @livingdailyart (1.5 Million Followers) @restaurants (412K Followers) Got offered $150K for an IG account when he was just getting out of college and turned them down His experience with working with Gary Vaynerchuk If you want to talk to Anthony about anything, his IG is @_anthonysantiago Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/getchogrindup/support

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This week we T.O.U.R. with Scott Scott is Jake Miller’s Manager Scott talks about how he got to become a recording artists manager The true knit and grit of the music industry What it was like to win Fear Factor! And we even get to hear some crazy tour bus stories! If you want to get intouch with Scott follow him on IG @scottnebb Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/getchogrindup/support

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This week we learn to P.L.A.N.T. with Sarah Sarah is aspiring podcaster who JUST graduated high school She talks about her passion for politics and how that has helped her find her voice in the podcasting world How failure has helped her learn some of the most valuable lessons in life Getting Wettricked, you’ll just have to listen to the episode to find out what that means If you want to get intouch with Sarah follow her on IG @sarah.schaefer50 Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone!

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This week we throw a C.U.R.V.E. ball with Austin Austin is a professional Baseball player for the Minnesota Twins! We talk all things baseball, from little league to high school to college and what it took to reach the professional scene Austin has partnered up with Art (from our previous episode) as a sponsored athlete for Detatched Co We get to dive deep with our first professional athlete! If you want to talk to Austin about anything, his IG is @aschulfer Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone!

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This week we D.E.T.A.C.H. From The Norm with Art Art is a full-time criminal justice student as well as a full-time entrepreneur building up his clothing brand! Art had some swift success already, gaining over 1000 followers in his first month + signing a Professional Baseball Player sponsorship We talk about the schooling system and what could be changed for the better And his ups and downs. Why life… especially entrepreneurship is not all sunshine and rainbows! If you want to get intouch with Art follow his brand @detatched_co on IG Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone!

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This week we keep and O.P.E.N. Mind with Natalie Natalie has found a way to grow a huge following on LinkedIn You may think, LinkedIn and Followers? How does that work. Trust us, it does. Natalie has over 300,000 followers on LinkedIn, is going around speaking about the impact of LinkedIn, and has also won LinkedIn's Top Voice 2 times! She spoke to us about the importance of always keeping an open mind when speaking to others to learn about their cultures and mindsets As well as how students can leverage LinkedIn to gain internships + jobs If you want to get intouch with Natalie, her LinkedIn is “Natalie Riso” and her IG is Nat_Riso Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone!

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This week we eat C.H.U.N.K.Y. peanut butter with Adrian Adrian has one saying he loves to go by “Burn your boats” Imagine having 2 kids, a stable job, but not being satisfied with your life in terms of your work. What do you do? For Adrian, it was time for him to make a change. He moved from LA to NYC, leaving his kids with their mother to pursue his dreams of possibly working for Gary Vaynerchuk Now imagine eating dollar pizza and ramen just to get by for almost a year and having less than $50 in your bank account. And to top it all off, when your back was against the wall, you get job offers from Ryan Serhant AND Gary Vaynerchuk And the cherry on top is ironically, you deny the dream job you got offered! If you want to get intouch with Adrian, he's on all platforms @adrianvvlogs Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP!

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This week we learn about F.I.N.N. with Finn Finn has a story that may seem like its out of a movie He was an introvert in high school, only ever looking to watch Youtube and play videogames But he had an epiphany one day while on a walk where he literally decided to move to NYC knowing NO ONE He has now come to the US on two trips and has absolutely blossomed into a social media star, especially on LinkedIn If you want to get intouch with Finn you can reach him on all platforms @finnthormeier Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone!

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This week we H.A.U.L. with Sam Sam is a lifelong entrepreneur! He talks about how he has built Facebook pages to hundreds of thousands of likes and then selling them back in high school How he sees a similar pattern for LinkedIn and thats why he is going 100% into it How he started You Call We Haul If you want to get intouch with her, the best places are LinkedIn and Instagram @youcallwehaulpa Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone!

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This week we become M.E.N.T.O.R.Z. with Ava Ava is a 17 year old entrepreneur from Indiana She talks about the impact entrepreneurship has had on her life, how she got started in it because she never did entrepreneurial things growing up, and what the future lays ahead! She is currently killing it on LinkedIn and even has her own podcast out called MentorZ If you want to get intouch with her, the best places are LinkedIn and Twitter! @ava_wettrick Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com!

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This week we make a M.A.T.C.H. with Hannah Hannah has had an interesting journey in the writing industry She started off writing in an internship at Seventeen, Elle, and Cosmo. Then transitioned into a post grad role at Seventeen.com and eventually writing pieces for Washington Post and Buzzfeed, just name a couple She then took a career change into the matchmaking world. Now she has turned those matchmaking memories into a novel called “Playing with Matches” You can find her book at Amazon and Barnes and Nobles! Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com!

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This week we learn more about De La Creme with Branden and Kyle These boys are stirring up a storm with their fashion brand De La Creme They have been friends for almost as long as they can remember, growing up flipping sneakers and playing ball together, they always wanted to start a business together Through going to college in Boston and creating connections, they have been able to spread their brand across the North East through these connections They also talk through a recent business disagreement between themselves and a couple other partners and how they figured out how to navigate the whole situation! Follow their Instagram for their latest drops @delaacreme Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone!

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This week we learn how to use a B.A.T.O.N. with Jon Jon is an up and coming Orchestral Conductor Too many of us, this may seem like an odd job, but to Jon it has been a whole life in the making He talks about how he has been in the music scene since he was born The struggles of trying to pursue a profession that many do not recognize And overcoming the struggles of being a man of color in a profession where there are very little Check out his instagram @jonrushconductor Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone!

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This week we learn about A.V.N.I. with Eric Eric is a former professional skateboarder turned entrepreneur! He was one of the skateboarders who saw the talent in one of our former podcast interviews, Mikey Taylor His professional career has had his ups and downs, but in the end his is always back on his feet! Now he moves on to growing AVNI and his vision is to provide online learning to the masses Check out their Instagram @avni Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone!

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Our Instagram Maestro, Michelle Bultmann comes on for her first ever podcast episode! She is the reason we get all of these great guests on the show by sending over 150 DM's a day! She talks about being a sonography student as well as a little bit of her relationship which has been a journey in its self. This week we talk community college, long-distance relationships, and the magic of Instagram DM's. If you want to get in touch with Michelle, she's always responding back to her DM's, message her @melizabethhhh Interact with us on all social platforms @Getchogrindup

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Gary Pershad is the co-host of the Young and D.U.M.B. show, but this week as a part of our Origin stories piece he is hopping onto the other side of the mic! We get to talk all parts of his journey including being a student athlete, transitioning into the adulting world, and of course his vision for Young and D.U.M.B. and GetChoGrindUp Let us know what you think about this episode by sending us a message on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook @GetChoGrindUp and if you send us a screenshot of you listening to us, we can give you a shoutout on our IG page!

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This week we interviewed ourselves! Justin talks about the origin story of GetChoGrindUp and Young and D.U.M.B., how his motivation comes from his parents journey of escaping Vietnam, and answers his own deep thinking questions! Listen to hear about how without dolphins... he may not be here today!

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This week we learn to H.O.O.P. with Buster Buster is a 17 year old who is killing the basketball game He started Hoopsnation as he saw a gap in the fantasy basketball commentary scene and it has skyrocketed ever since Utilizing social media platforms like Facebook Live, Instagram, etc. he now has over 660K followers on Instagram He’s continued to leverage his following by being able to meet people such as the GM of the New York Yankees, Mike Rapaport, and Snoop Dogg just to name a few. At 17 years old, that's not too shabby. He just just graduated high school earlier this year! Check out his Instagram @bustascher and @hoopsnation Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone!

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This week we learn to S.C.R.A.T.C.H. with Sean Sean is living every sneaker heads dream. He got gigs at some of the biggest shoe retailers and got to see shoes 1-2 years before they were released. He started his DJ business by becoming a sneakerhead From waiting in lines at shoe stores, to connecting with store manager, to hosting shoe release parties, to DJing at Allen Iverson’s jersey retirement party He’s traveled the world working at these shoe companies and has now moved back to his hometown of Philadelphia Check out his Instagram @itsseanmc If you might want to book him, send an email @itsseanmc@icloud.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone!

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This week we learn to do D.O.P.E. sh*t with Ben Ben started his own podcast called “Do Dope Sh*t” with the mission similar to ours of sharing stories of our generation. He's releasing episodes every week alternating between interviews and solo podcast episodes He talks about what it takes to start and grow a podcast He talks about his journey of why he wanted to start the podcast Check out his Instagram @benjaminhaydenleavitt Check out his podcast at “Do Dope Sh*t” Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone!

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This week we learn to S.T.R.U.M. with Brandon D’Eon Brandon is your classic “starving artist”. He went to school to get a degree in Jazz Music, but he’s found a way to make it work for himself! He's put in numerous hours of research on Youtube to perfect the Instagram algorithm He has over 28K followers on Instagram, but what is incredible is how he is able to get hundreds of thousands of views on his videos! He’s looking to turn this following into something greater and showcase his true personality! Check out his Instagram @brandondeonmusic Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone!

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This week we learn about Austin Ermes Austin’s life took a quick turn when he made one decision… instead of just talking to this CEO over the phone, let me see if it was okay to fly out and have an in person talk with him! Austin took that risk, spent his own money on the flight and got to meet Alex Maclean (CEO of East Coast Lifestyle) This showed his commitment and love for the clothing brand, Alex actually offered him a job once he graduated! Now working as the multimedia coordinator and video editor for the NELK Boys, hes had numerous adventures and lives a life he never could have dreamed of! Check out his Instagram @austinermes Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone!

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This week we learn about Nadeem Nadeem is an up and coming Youtuber who started off in pranks and is now moving into producing his own skits! He’s been able to gather hundreds of thousands of views on his videos, even though just getting into the game! We got to talk to Nadeem about: What inspires him when creating new content How you need a solid support group around you to achieve anything Going through struggles in life and how to come out victorious at the end Check out his Instagram @nuh.deem Subscribe to his Youtube channel ScraapyTube Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone!

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This week we learn about Mikey Bee Mikey is the teacher most of us would have loved to have had in our middle school days. Mikey is constantly trying to find ways to keep his students engaged through his rapping, mindset mondays, along with a slew of other tactics! We got to talk to Mikey about: What are the roots behind his rapping game. How he actually got into teaching. What the future of education may look like! Check out his Instagram for his educational raps @Mikeybee3 Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOGRINDUP! HIT THAT LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!! Thank you everyone!

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This week we learn about King V.A.D.E.R. with Vader If you've never saw one of his Vines, Youtube skits, or Instagram videos, what are you doing? He has 1.2 Million followers on Instagram, over 600 Subscribers on Youtube, and over 33 MILLION views on his Youtube videos! We got to talk to King Vader about: How he has been able to migrate his following from Vine to now Youtube and Instagram What brought him into the industry in the first place And even got a behind the scene look into what the future has in store for King Vader fans! Check out his Instagram: @kingvader Subscribe to his Youtube: King Vader

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. We connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we learn about S.W.I.S.H. with Manu Manu seems to have his hand in everything. He’s a Canada’s 20 under 20, Entrepreneur of the Year, public speaker, venture capitalist, white house intern, on top of many others Manu’s talks about how he built a hoverboard as his first ever entrepreneur venture as a 7 year old Moving from Canada to NYC And his latest venture, Trufan INC Instagram @goswish and connect with him on LinkedIn at Manu Goswami Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we learn to all about D.U.N.K. with Eliot! Eliot is a Sweden native and is social media journey has lead him to living in New York City! We discuss how a Swedish boy has leveraged social media to make a living in the US How he got started on Instagram, meeting Gary Vaynerchuk, and is now doing his own thing What the lifestyle of an influencer is about Last, but not least, social media advice to everyone who sees themself as an influencer Check out his Instagram @eliot and @dunk Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup an

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A GROUP OF DUMMIES TAKES ON…. MENTAL HEALTH/ILLNESS! Welcome to A Group Of Dummies, where we take a group of 3-4 of people in our network who have had some experience in a particular field, we gather them up in a round table discussion and hash out whatever is on our minds! This week we have on: Mark Metry: Host of the Human’s 2.0 Podcast, co-creator of MetamorphUS IG page which is aimed at growing awareness on mental health, and is just an overall cool guy! @markmetry, @vudreamofficial, @metamorphus_org on IG Lex Zollo: Psychology student at Muhlenberg College who is looking to hear back from a few Counseling Psychology PHD programs! @lexzollo on IG Brendan Cutuli: Co-creator of MetamorpUS IG page and a student at Wentworth Institute of Technology who has had first hand experience with Mental Health @cutulib and @metamorphus_org on IG Molly Plotkin: Psychology student at Muhlenberg College who has also had a first hand experience with Mental Health. This is a huge topic of de

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we learn to play F.I.F.A. with Fifa Abe! Abe has Gary’s dream job of being a professional Fifa player for the Orlando City SC esports team! We discuss the life of an esports player signed to a professional team and dissect Fifa 18 What direction is the esports trend is heading and where do we see the industry in a few years How Abe got to live the glamorous esports celebrity life He also hands out some valuable Fifa Tips to aspiring Fifa esports players Check out his Instagram and Twitter @Fifa_Abe Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Fac

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we learn how to S.K.A.T.E. with Mikey Taylor Mikey is has had a lengthy skateboarding career, lasting 15 years! And now he’s on to bigger things! We talk about what the skateboarding scene was before, where it is now, and where it could be headed for in the future What Mikey is currently getting into now with Real Estate How Mikey is looking to help these young professionals financially And his long term plans! Check out his instagram @mikeytaylor Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.get

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we learn how to T.R.A.I.N. with Augusto! Augusto is one filled with passion: He’s had experiences in all sorts of fields. Coming from Columbia to the University of Tampa, he choose to pursue a degree BUT upon reaching the states and trying out for the school’s team he was disappointed with never really having an opportunity to play. Coming back to Columbia for the summer, he had offers to play professionally in Brazil or Argentina He choose Brazil He talks about his failure in Brazil, but how it made him a better man Having to go back to sch

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we learn about AR with Alfred. Alfred is one to find his own path. He started off selling cell phones as he had always been interested in tech, this lead to his first actual job of selling cell phones at AT&T! He has now launched his latest company “Launchable” which is based around provide AR/VR services to companies. Through animating business cards, making books come to life, etc. He is an influencer in the Orlando Tech scene and talks about the future of Orlando! Check out his company “Launchable” at https://www.teamlaunchable.com/ Foll

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we learn how to press S.T.R.E.A.M. with Clayton Clayton is an all-time entrepreneur. He is so ingrained in this work that he tried to start a liquor delivery company at 19! Mind you… you have to be 21 to drink in the U.S. He speaks on entrepreneurship and how it has impacted his life. How he has failed many times, but that all leads to where he is today. And how he loves his video games! Check out his company “Streamfluence” at https://www.streamfluence.io/home Twitter: @StreamFluence and @ColtMamale LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/c

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we learn how to press P.L.A.Y. with PurpleRodri Rod has created a huge platform for himself on Youtube with over 650K subscribers and ¼ of a billion views! He talks about his transition from El Salvador, being placed into the gifted program, and how he got into Youtube He goes in-depth of the struggles he faced with bullying as a young kid, being put on meds because he was hyperactive, but luckily a teacher saw the gifted side of him, and how Youtube has changed his life Subscribe to his Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/PurpleRo

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A little update on how everything has been going with the podcast and movement! Thank you to everyone who has given us a listen!

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we take it to the N.E.X.T. level with Tom, David, and Pat! These three are all brothers! And on top of that they are starting their own business together called Next Level Stick They have found a way to add essential oils into an inhaler! They have 2 inhalers currently, Sunrise and Sunset Sunrise - to help with your mood throughout the day Sunset - to help you rest as you go to sleep These brothers are a great bunch together and the future is bright for them! Follow them on Instagram: @nextlevelstick Check out their website: nextlevelstick.

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week it's all about how to W.O.R.K. with Mike Havkins! Mike is a Division 3 athlete at Muhlenberg College, but also finds time to be entrepreneur! He received several Division 1 offers to compete in Track & Field, but showed his self-awareness by ultimately choosing Muhlenberg due to their flexibility to his passion to study abroad. He studied over in Netherlands and absolutely loved it! He is on the cusp of becoming an All-American Athlete this season! He and his partner (Jake Gordan, from episode 12) started a company called DressedGPS where th

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week it's all about how to B.U.I.L.D. a brand with Alex Maclean Alex is living the entrepreneurship dream right now! His fashion brand @Eastcoastlifestlye has over 731K followers on Instagram and is a multimillion dollar brand! He talks about the hard work and tactics it took to grow this from only $800 while in college He has had meetings with the greats like Gary Vaynerchuk! Had artists and athletes like Ed Sheeran wear his clothing! And last but not least, his greatest tip to anyone starting on Instagram? IG DMs If you want to follow Alex on

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week it's all about being H.A.P.P.Y. with Brandon Bennett, who is a student at Valencia College! Brandon has recently started a movement on Snapchat called “100 Days of Happiness”, where he is shooting inspiration to all of his followers every day! The recent Parkland shooting was nearby his house and he felt the world needed some happiness, so he started this movement He has gotten huge feedback on his daily snap stories and is looking to fill out the 100 days! He also speaks on his journey and how a close relationship with his father has sha

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we live like a N.O.M.A.D. with Toby Nwabuogor, he is a student at the University of Calgary studying Psychology! Toby has had a start to his life that may seem very different from most; he grew up in Nigeria, but moved to countries in the Middle East, India, and he now finds himself in Canada studying! Being able to live in these countries and not just visit them has really helped mold Toby into who he is today He knows about numerous cultures instead of the tourist destinations in these places! It has allowed him to blossom into a social pe

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we have Jovan Dinnall, he is a recent UCF graduate and currently runs his own podcast called “Deep In The Knight” Jovan is from South Florida and came to UCF with the hopes of being able to play Division 1 football. He learned very quickly about how tough it is to break into the D1 college football scene and started to change his view on life after college Starting a podcast may seem easy since there is little barrier to entry But Jovan talks about how him and his co-host had to learn all the ins and outs of recording and producing a podcas

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we have Jean Grayson, who talks about the life he has lived and transferring from school to school. Jean was born in Thailand and then moved to England before finally settling in Florida! He talks about when he came to the US his family started by creating their own restaurant businesses and he worked in them At UCF he joined many Student Associations mainly being involved in the Asian ones He got a job at Impress Ink, a t-shirt company This inspired him to create his own t-shirt company Now he has transferred back to Boca Raton at FAU to c

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we have a special guest Craig Anthony to talk about what life really is like as an “influencer”. Craig is a make-up artist in California as well as a social media influencer. He makes money by not only putting make-up on people, but also being sponsored by certain products! He talks about the tactics of how he went from 2k to 32k followers in just a year on Instagram He goes in depth in the tactics and what you need to do if you want to become an influencer He sheds light on the influencer industry How it is not all sunshine and rainbows How

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we interviewed Jeremy Barnett about being on the Regional Marketing Coordinator of Snackaholics! Jeremy works at a startup located in West Virginia called Snackaholics. He got started with an internship with them and is now the Regional Marketing Coordinator. He continues to grow their social media on all platforms Surprisingly he tells hows Twitter is NOT dead Marketing to the millennial generation Talks on how they differentiate themselves from other delivery services such as Uber Eats, Postmates, etc Opening up shop at UCF If you want

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we interviewed Iris Chen about how filming DailyVee is like and what it is like to work on Team Gary! Iris is content creator for Gary Vaynerchuk at Vaynermedia. Her day to day consists of filming Gary’s Vlog “Daily Vee” and if she is not on filming duty; she is getting on her grind of chopping up content to create for Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, etc. She has moved from CA to NY On the basis of working for Gary We talk about how she differentiated herself from other people applying to be a “predator” How it all started with a Youtube chan

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This week we interviewed Chris Whitcomb about the process it took to become an actor! Chris is a current student at Central Connecticut State University, an aspiring actor who will have 2 credits under his name coming this fall, rapper/producer on Soundcloud, AND he still finds time to work to pay the bills! When you first talk and listen to Chris, you’ll most likely take him for a high energy, goofy, fun guy to be around; although this is true, he is also a man about his grind and artwork! He technically has his BFA Has his own IMDb profile Besides acting/rapping he also has a job as a waiter Uses his job to practice his acting and improv skills to his guests Very humble, but don’t let that make you think he doesn’t work hard. Coming from 0 background in acting he will be making his second appearance in a movie come this fall. He is only 21! Movies Chris is a part of: “Pitching Tents” on Netflix Get in touch with Chris here! Twitter: chrisjwhitcomb Instagram: chrisjwhitcomb Facebook:

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we interviewed Keon Berry on the creation of Berry Academy and his journey having his own speaking tour in the US! Keon is active in the Connecticut community and Atlanta Community. Whether its giving back with Young Trailblazers Society, a mentorship program for high schoolers, or helping around Atlanta with his fellow Morehouse students, Keon is always finding a way to impact his community around him. Berry Academy is Keon’s first step towards his goal of Education Reform He decided to go all in, emailing 100 schools in Atlanta to go and spea

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we interviewed Jaylen Berry on the creation of his scholarship and his journey to landing a job with Goldman Sachs! Jaylen is active in the Connecticut community establishing his own scholarship for students in the state all while promoting all the state has to offer. He was worked with several state representatives regarding financial, social and economical issues and is determined to get involved to fix them. He wants to invest in the youth and utilize all the talent that Connecticut has to offer! Jaylen attends Wesleyan as a full-time

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we interviewed Daniel Ospina on the creation and growth of his brand “Gold Mind Goods” Daniel created his brand out of nowhere as he was trying to find other ways to express himself in what he wore, so he started his own brand. Combining both great style with an adventure lifestyle, out came “Gold Mind Goods” Daniel attends Valencia College as a full-time student as well as being the founder and CEO of Gold Mind Goods He started off in high school by flipping Supreme to make some extra cash The brand idea came from while he was hiking the

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we interviewed Gustavo Rios on his journey of facing Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Gustavo talks about what it was like leading up, the aftermath, and how he and his family are coping with the effects of the hurricane today. The University of Central Florida will be his third college so far, going from University of Tampa to the University of Puerto Rico, and now UCF. Gustavo talks about his expectations of going to an American university and if they were met or not. We also hear about the destruction that Hurricane Maria caused on his ho

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we interviewed Maayan Samuni on her journey of traveling the world not only for fun, but making an impact too. Maayan’s grind is all about combining her talents with her passion. That includes working hard and traveling. She’s studied abroad, graduating early, and going abroad for her first job Maayan speaks to all of these topics and what it takes to graduate early and if she thought the hard work was worth it. Continue to follow Maayan’s journey on her Instagram @maayansamuni Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup an

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we interviewed Jon Katz on his journey of what it is like to create a physical product and prepare it for launch. Jon’s grind started while he was still in high school, becoming a professional weight lifter. It started with an idea, but now its a physical product! We go in depth of what its like to bring an idea into reality From hiring free lancers To winning school competitions We also talk about the launch process How long it actually takes to gather all the details together to launch the product The long hours every day that are put into

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we interviewed Joey and Tina on their journey of raising their daughter Hayla. Hayla is a trach baby, this means she had a tracheostomy when she was just born. Joe and Tina expected their baby to be born perfectly healthy, no problems at all But when Hayla popped out, she had a mass on the side of her head which looked like another head. This mass was almost a full pound! Joe and Tina talk about The initial shock Knowing to always get second opinions How things aren’t always what they seem We also got to talk about some other topics of How t

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we interviewed Christopher Pomparelli on his journey of becoming a number 1 film producer He has: Gotten a residency from Vaynermedia Worked at several media companies Traveled around to make videos for clients Started making videos around skateboarding For Chris it is all about beginning, never really knowing too much about the future but always being willing to learn something new. This week we B.E.G.I.N. with Pompsie. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Always rem

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we interviewed Dillon Vibes on his journey of becoming a world renowned sports photographer He has: Taken shots for several Oregon Sports teams Including basketball, volleyball, soccer, track & field, etc Had specific athletes reach out to him for these photos Used art not just for passion but to help others He interned at a mental health hospital in the summer and used art to help calm them down Graduating in a few months! The school grind is slowly coming to an end This means more time for his photography! We also got to talk about how he g

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we interviewed Annie Nguyen on her journey on becoming a woman in the political field She has: Worked with the Jeb Bush campaign during the latest election Going door to door trying to get others involved in the election Sourcing and finding the best candidates to help her try her best to get Jeb elected We also touch upon: Being a Dog Mom She is the proud parent of Brady and one days would love to own a house with a big yard just so Brady can run around Pursing going into Law School The daily grind between school + Work + being a parent Trav

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and us who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we interviewed Jordan Schreer on how he was able to play soccer at a Division 3 school and eventually a Division 1 school… but there’s a twist… he went back to his original Division 3 school. We start all the way back from when he was 5 years old and broke his finger while playing soccer with his older brothers and go all the way to where he is currently keeping clean sheets. He has: Been playing soccer his whole life, always diving trying to protect the net even on the hard concrete Got recruited by Muhlenberg College and eventually American

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and I who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we interviewed Diogo Rodrigues on his journey traveling the world. He was born in Canada, raised in Portugal, and is now in the States for high school and college; if there is one thing he knows about is different perspectives in different parts of the world. In this weeks episode: * He talks about how he came to the United States as an immigrant in high school, using soccer to help and create life long friendships * Its how I (Justin) actually met Diogo, was playing soccer at the University of Tampa * Take a quick look at his father’s lif

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and I who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we interviewed Mark Metry on his journey navigating the tech world at such a young age. From Minecraft to Virtual Reality, it all comes together in this episode. He has: * Built a viral Minecraft server on PC when he was just in high school * Started from scratch and was making massive amounts of money through the server * Donated all the profits to charity * Started and launched a virtual reality company while still being a full time student * VU Dream's goal is to get VR helmets on as many heads as possible! * Hosts his own podc

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and I who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. This week we interviewed Jake Gordon on his journey with dyslexia and how it affected his wrestling ambitions, school and starting his own business/app. He has - Traveled the world to learn from the best wrestlers - Went from losing every match to having the best record on the team - Started and launched his own company/app called "Dressed GPS" - Battled dyslexia his entire life Listen to the whole podcast to learn more about Jake's journey! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Thank you ev

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. This week we interviewed Katie Fletcher about her drive to chase her dream. Starting years, almost a full decade behind the leaning curve, she worked hard to get accepted to one of the country's top theatre schools to pursue her broadway dreams. Her story is one of opportunity, chance, hard work and passion as she enlightens us on what it's like to live the day to day as a theatre major at one of the country's top programs. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and I who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Thank you everyone! Always remem

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Young and D.U.M.B is a podcast for the dedicated, up and coming, motivated and bold. It's for dreamers and innovators alike who want to make the world theirs. This week we interviewed Sade Ogunjimi about her art projects PWI (Predominately, White, Institution), her up coming progect PANGEA, and how Black Culture has impacted her life. This weeks episode will definitely open your eyes to a different perspective of culture, but a real time experience of what it is like to be a Person Of Color living in our society today. Our goal is to connect people to stories, people to people and people to opportunity. It's ordinary people like you and I who are capable of incredible things that are gonna change the world. Listen to the Young and D.U.M.B podcast to hear individuals who are well on their way. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @Getchogrindup and check out our website www.getchogrindup.com! Thank you everyone! Always remember... We are all Young & D.U.M.B. and never forget... GETCHOG

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Hurricane Irma took the first 5 minutes of our interview but it is okay! We may be a little late but Irma does not stop us from uploading as we have a very special guest this week. OUR FIRST FEMALE GUEST! Dempsey Schott speaks on C.H.A.N.G.E. and how it can be a positive rather than the negative in which a lot of people think it as. Especially in a time when almost everyone is under going a huge amount of change in their life.... college. From putting her whole life's work of time and effort into theatre, she decided to eventually leave as it wasn't her calling anymore. Instead she found that helping others find the right college for them was more suited for her. To get to this point though she had to go through massive amounts of decision making, time spent talking to people, and even shedding some tears. But in the end, she knew that change was for the better and continued to carry on. Listen to Episode 9 as Dempsey shows us her journey through the life of a change master. If you

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This week we talk to Kyle Mogged aka The Zen Wizard. He shares us stories about how he was able to become self aware and how that has effected his life in a positive way. We also learn about his business called the Zentality School; where he teaches about mindful meditation and living a healthy life. Recently Kyle completed an internship with VaynerMedia and accepted a full time offer to move from Florida to New York! His journey has been full of ups and downs but he has always shown positive energy to the people around him! Lets learn how to maintain one's self with The Zen Wizard! Thank you everyone for listening; if you liked this podcast, don't forget to subscribe eave a comment or review! And look on getchogrindup.com to find Kyle's D.U.M.B. profile!

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In episode 7 of the Young & D.U.M.B. podcast we interview an up and coming fashion/movie producer. Owen Newman has begun to build up his bran "No Emotion Studios" from the ground up after high school. Working both on the brand as well as a job, he knows the definition of hard work as well as being able to put food on the table. We talk about the topic of secondary education, how fashion is always changing, and what it takes to build a brand both in the United States and abroad over sees. Owen is Bright, Renascent, Ambitious, Noteworthy, and Devoted in building his B.R.A.N.D. Don't forget, if you liked the podcast give us a thumbs up and share us to your friends! As we grow, your voice grows. Please check out our website www.getchogrindup.com for more insight into Owen but your co-hosts Justin Nguyen and Gary Pershad. We love you all! Peace

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It is Episode 6 of the Young & D.U.M.B. Podcast and this week we interview Phil Dobson from the beautiful country of Jamaica! Phil talks about the differences of growing up in Jamaica vs what he has seen in his summers up in the United States of America as well as the challenges that he faces in applying what he learns in school to the fast pace culture of the US. Phil offers a unique perspective of a country that a lot of Americans reference with the Rasta culture and speaks to how a lot of stereotypes that Americans associate with Jamaica tend to have some truth to them. Join us as we take a P.H.O.T.O. with Phil in his Jamaican perspective!

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This week on Episode 5 of the Young & D.U.M.B. podcast, we speak to Suhayb Zarroug, an aspiring entrepreneur who has had his hand in many different fields already in his young career. Adventurous. Dapper. Assertive. Perceptive. Tenacious. Are 5 key words we used to describe Suhayb, listen to find out why. Whether it is buying and flipping art as an art broker, hosting high class events, or even creating and selling bomber jackets for extreme premiums; Suhayb has definitely had some big successes early on but he certainly is not done yet! Join us on this journey as we learn how to A.D.A.P.T. with Suhaybe!

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Welcome to Episode 4 of Young & D.U.M.B. this week we have Brendan Cutuli who is a man who has fought mental illness his whole life. Learn more about how being M.E.N.T.A.L. has effected him in both positive and negative ways; all the while he is still succeeding in the world. Brendan's story is both unique and heartwarming as he sheds light on a topic that usually gets swept under the rug. Wheres your head at? Lets take a look in the M.E.N.T.A.L.

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P.A.R.I.S. Today we talk to Pedro who is a former High School football player who had to just pass 2 college courses to play college football but could never do it. We learn about how he then found out that schoool probably was not for him and went into modeling. Pedro has had several huge accomplishments from modeling to Givenchy and FILA, as well as being flown to P.A.R.I.S. Thank you for listening and Welcome to Paris everyone!

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Getting H.Y.P.E. with DJ Dollaz E.2

Jul 24th, 201731:05

This podcast is to incapsulate Justin Levy's aka DJ Dollaz journey on becoming the #1 high school DJ in the Greater Hartford Area by the age of 17. Levy has lived his life on being H.Y.P.E. which stands for Hair, Yonder, Passion, and Eclectic. Through the podcast you will hear about the astonishing accomplishments by Dollaz and learn how he got to where he is today of being booked every weekend for the whole summer before the summer even started!

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This is an interview for the Young and D.U.M.B. Podcast which is with your hosts Justin Nguyen and Gary Pershad, with our special guest Bilal Afolabi. We hear about Bilal's inspirational story about coming from a little African country called Togo to Hartford, Connecticut in the United States of America. Join us on our journey to give the youth a voice in this enormous world!

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