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The Minority Trailblazer Podcast with Greg E. Hill

English, Social, 1 season, 139 episodes, 9 hours, 54 minutes
The Minority Trailblazer is a weekly podcast posted every Thursday hosted by Greg E. Hill ( This podcast is dedicated to minorities who are blazing a trail in a variety of industries such as education, business, comedy, entrepreneurship, etc. My goal is to share their stories in hopes to inspire, educate, and ultimately encourage others to live with purpose and passion.
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Ep 136: The Niched Down Business: Creating Wealth via Virtual Call Centers w/ Donald T. Spann

Donald T. Spann joins the Minority Trailblazer Podcast for episode 139! Spann is a minority entrepreneur, who has had four businesses acquisitions at age 35. He recently sold his latest acquisition with Vicky Virtual, a virtual call center for seven figures in 2019. Spann also talks about navigating in business and using entrepreneurship to build his dream instead of working corporate and building someone else's. Enjoy! Instagram:
2/3/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 3 seconds
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Ep 137: Watch The Throne:The Art of Branding in Entertainment w/ Next Level Founder Herc

In episode 137 of the Minority Trailblazer Podcast, Hercules Conway II of Nx Level Entertainment talks his entrepreneurship journey and living life to the fullest. A Jacksonville, NC native, Herc talks about the power of your circle, and the voices of those around you, open-mindedness in business, and tough lessons that he has learned in business. Creating social experiences, building the right relationships, breaking things down for the future generations are all prevalent in successful businesses. Enjoy! Web: Instagram: Twitter:
2/3/20221 hour, 24 minutes, 13 seconds
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Ep 135: Yesterday you Said Tommorow: Get Your Life w/Lydia Blanco

Lydia T. Blanco is a San Francisco, California native, and in Episode 134 of the Minority Trailblazer Podcast she tells her journey of overcoming poverty and gang violence to becoming successful in the business entertainment industry and having a successful business podcast. She also gives advice on overcoming self-doubt, owning who you are and holding yourself accountable for goals you want to accomplish. Web: Podcast:
1/28/20221 hour, 28 minutes, 24 seconds
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Ep 134: Moving Your Breaking Point: Learning to Lose to Humbly Win w/Colton Palmer

Colton Palmer is a Durham, NC native and in Episode 136 of the Minority Trailblazer Podcast, he talks about how he translates his success in wrestling at Riverside High School as a state champion and NC State in college to the professional business world. He talks about pushing yourself, bouncing back after defeat and execution to help build success. Enjoy! Find Colton Here: Instagram: Website:
1/27/20221 hour, 20 minutes, 44 seconds
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Ep 133: Lift as you climb: Black Fathers, Black Community, Black Music w/ Pierce Freelon

Pierce Freelon is a Durham, NC native, who is focused on leaving an impact in communities against violence and leader of the Black Men's Summit. In episode 133 of the Minority Trailblazer Podcast, Freelon talks about accountability and staying true to your word as a man and a professional, while building and setting goals to achieve as a business leader. Enjoy! Website: Instagram:
1/27/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 2 seconds
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Ep 132: Prospering on the Low & the Con of Authenticity in the Digital Age w/Jakiya Brown-Thiaw

Jakiya Brown-Thiaw joins the Minority Trailblazer podcast for episode 132. Jakiya talks about her brand, The Traveling Fro, which is a brand and marketing strategist company. Jakiya talks about her journey from corporate work to building her own brand, while helping others build their brand.
1/20/20221 hour, 27 minutes, 50 seconds
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Ep 131: Owning Your Journey while Building a Multi Million Dollar cleaning Business/Ciara Lilly

Greensboro,NC native Ciara Lilly joins the Minority Trailblazer podcast for episode 129! In this episode, Ciara talks about her company, A Lilly Pad and a Pen. A Lilly Pad and a Pen is a growing small business helping career transitioning professionals. Ciara also talks about how she is navigating growth and moving forward in her career while building her business. Enjoy!
1/20/20221 hour, 18 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 130: No Degree, No Problem: How to Live a Life that Outlives You w/Will Power

Will Shelton joins the Minority Trailblazer podcast, discussing Will Power, his up and coming Integrated Marketing business for episode 130. Will also discusses the mindset needed to overcome adversity, beating the odds to become successful and the power of believing in yourself.
1/20/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 31 seconds
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Ep 129: First One Out: Owning Your Brand in the Digital Age w/ Attorney Bobby Robinson

Bobby Robinson joins the Minority Trailblazer podcast for episode 130! Bobby discusses his career as a Business and Intellectual Property Attorney. Bobby also speaks on his background and his work ethic growing up en route to building an empire. Enjoy!
1/20/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 14 seconds
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Ep 128: The Art of Living: Building a Multimillion Dollar Education Agency w/EJ Carrion

EJ Carrion returns to the podcast as he discusses how he built a multi-million dollar business while being one of the top student success speakers in the world. This is a can't miss podcast where we talk about life, business, and all that in between. Web: Company: Instagram:h ttps://
1/6/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 39 seconds
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Ep 127: Vulnerability, Manhood & Health w/ Visual Artist Derrick Beasley

Sitdown conversation with Bull Cities own Derrick Beasley. This is a deep, calming/triggering, journey amongst two brothers. Listen with intent. Web: Instagram:
1/6/20221 hour, 21 minutes, 6 seconds
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Ep 126:Raising 1.2 million+ at 21 to change Healthcare w/Robbie Felton & Evan Jackson of Intus Care

A legendary episode with 2 young brothers doing their thing in the healthcare space. Raising millions, before 22 and changing the healthcare industry at the same time. Find Intuscare Here: Web: Instagram:
1/6/202241 minutes, 53 seconds
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Ep 125: Identify, Adapt, Conquer: Building a Videography Business from Scratch/Khaleel Loyd

Lloyd visual is one of the hottest video production companies in America led by Khaleel Loyd and his brothers. His story, passion, and strategy have allowed him to work with some of the words biggest brands. Find Khaleel Here: Web: Instagram:
1/6/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 7 seconds
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Ep 124: The Energy You Give: Building a Wealth Mindset w/ Rob Boyd

On this episode Rob & I break down wealth, purpose & investing. Nothing but gems and honesty. I pray you enjoy. Find Rob Here: Web: Instagram:
12/28/20211 hour, 14 minutes, 29 seconds
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Ep 123: Knowing Your Worth is NOT Enough: Leveraging Media while Growing Community w/ Chris Colbert

On this episode Chris & I discuss his career in media, diverse content & growing where your planted. Another Classic Episode! Find Chris Here: Web: Instagram:
12/28/20211 hour, 15 minutes, 37 seconds
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Ep 122: A Blind Mans Journey w/ Olympian, Lex Gillette

Classic Interview where Lex walks us through his journey as a blind man, olympian and culture change agent. This podcast changed my perspective on vision forever. Find Lex Here: Web: Instagram:
12/28/20211 hour, 10 minutes, 44 seconds
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Ep 121: Dreams Money CANT buy: Health, Wealth & Advocacy w/Dr.Donte Flanagan

Classic Episode discussing Nursing, wealth and Life with Dr. Dante Flanagan. More info on Dr.Flanagan ->
12/28/20211 hour, 27 minutes, 10 seconds
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Ep 120: The Year That WAS w/Greg E. Hill , Marcus Bass & Sidney Evans

Greg is back like he never left. Tackles everything and anything you would want to know as we approach 2022 and ponder the future of the Minority Trailblazer Podcast. Led by Host Marcus Bass & Sidney Evans ( Sidenote: I got C-19 during holiday season...Pray for me yall :)
12/24/20211 hour, 26 minutes, 51 seconds
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Ep 119: Welcome Back Greg

A snippet of my story. Excited for the future. Thanks for the love Family.
12/8/202111 minutes, 58 seconds
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Ep 118: From the Kitchen to Target/Walmart & Beyond: The Birth of Scotch Porter w/ Calvin Quallis

In this show, Calvin Quallis shares how he was able to build one of the top mens skincare and beauty brands in Scotch Porter. He started in his kitchen and now his company has a whole warehouse and distribution in Target and Walmart along with a robust e commerce pipeline. I pray you enjoy the show, Find Scotch Porter & Calvin Quallis Here: Web: Calvin Instagram: This show is sponsored by RecDiv and Scotch Porter.
1/8/20211 hour, 9 minutes, 27 seconds
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Ep 117: Legacy Over Resume: Creating A Wealth Team & Mindset w/ George Acheampong

In this show, George Acheampong shares all his money, wealth, and growth tips in one of the smoothest 75 minutes you will ever listen to. If you are looking to grow financially and as a person then this episode is the 1 for you. #CLASSIC Find George Here: Web: Clothing Web: Investing: Instagram: This show is sponsored by RecDiv and Scotch Porter.
12/18/20201 hour, 26 minutes, 20 seconds
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Ep 116: Work While You Wait: A Sitdown w/ Famous Los

In this episode, Greg sits down with Famous Los. We talk passion, Instagram, trolls, and how he went from homeless at 25 to one of the most influential basketball influencers in the world. Find Los Here: Web: Twitter: Instagram: This show is sponsored by RecDiv and Scotch Porter.
12/11/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 8 seconds
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Ep 115: The Revolution WILL be Televised: Black America in 2020 w/Bree Newsome Bass

In this episode, Bree Newsome - Bass shares her thoughts on racism, inequality, amongst a host of other topics. She also gives us a sneak peak into her life as a leader, wife and believer. This is a LEGENDARY episode. Find Bree Here: Web: Twitter: Instagram: This show is sponsored by RecDiv and Scotch Porter.
12/5/20201 hour, 44 minutes, 34 seconds
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Ep: 114 From CHAOS to Clarity: Navigating your way to Corporate Contracts w/Kymberlee Jay

In this episode Kymberlee Jay returns to the Minority Trailblazer Podcast to share how to win contracts with corporations. We talk fear, pricing, strategy and a whole lot more in this episode. Find Kymberlee Here: Web: Business:
9/26/20191 hour, 18 minutes, 53 seconds
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Ep 113: Growing a 6 Figure Design Agency with No Degree, 4 Kids and a wife w/Marshall Fox

In this episode Marshall shares how he balances a 6 figure graphic design business, 4 kids and a marriage. This episode is authentic, funny and a must listen for all. Find Marshall here: Web:
9/19/201959 minutes, 52 seconds
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Ep 112: The Intersection of Fashion,Tech & Diversity w/Brittany Hicks & Jessica Couch

On this episode Greg interview Brittany Hicks & Jessica Couch, founders of the Women of Color in Fashion & Tech Brunch. This episode we talk fashion, diversity, technology and all that in between. Download Greg's Album: Find More info About Jessica & Brittney here; Jessica Web: Brittany Web: Jessica IG: Brittany IG: LA Brunch Tickets:
6/14/20191 hour, 21 minutes, 32 seconds
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Ep 111:Excitement vs Execution:Lessons learned from Startups,Corporate America & Life w/Donald Boone

On this show we interview Donald Boone, Founder of We discuss his corporate, startup, and personal life as we span a ton of different topics. Including losing 100k on his first startup, staying in mothers basements in his 20's, and life working at Amazon. This is an honest, energetic and humorous episodes that all ages will enjoy. Find Donald Boone Here: Company Website: Personal Instagram:
6/6/20191 hour, 16 minutes, 53 seconds
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Ep 110: A Culture of Masks: Learning How to Cope & Grow w/Tiana Renae, Host of Cope For The Culture

A real discussion about mental health, growth and the culture of masks with therapist Tiana Renae. This show marks the debut of the Cope For The Culture Podcast on the Minority Trailblazer Network. Find the Cope For the Culture Podcast Soundcloud: Spotify: Google Play: Find Tiana here: Instagram:
5/30/20191 hour, 31 minutes, 16 seconds
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Ep 109: Protecting our Brothers w/Taylor Culliver, Founder of The Brother Box

Phenomenal and insightful interview with Taylor Culliver, founder of the Brother Box. Find Brother Box: Website:
5/17/20191 hour, 15 minutes, 45 seconds
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Ep 108: Practicing Failure or Success? Straight Talk w/Comedian, Drankins of 102 Jamz

Legendary interview with Demar Rankin aka "Drankin", comedian and co-host of the 3 Live Crew with 102 Jamz. Find Demar Here: Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: Website:
5/9/20191 hour, 31 minutes, 59 seconds
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Ep 107: Impact over Influence: From the Hood to Valedictorian and beyond w/Raven Solomon

One of the best podcast I have ever recorded. This is a funny, honest, tearful and direct podcast that well help anyone who has ever dealt with grief, leadership at work, and life. Find Raven Here: Website: Linkedin: Instagram:
5/2/20191 hour, 38 minutes, 34 seconds
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Ep 106: Search for the Wow: From Pro-Sports to Developing App's w/ Alex Okafor

This is a great sit down with Alex Okafor, creator of the Napturilista emoji. We talk race, perception, business and app development during this 90 minute journey. Tickets for NCAT MTB Live -> Find Alex Here: App->
4/19/20191 hour, 29 minutes, 59 seconds
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Ep 105: 8 Years an Intern: Breaking into Radio & Entertainment w/Morgan McKenzie of 102 Jamz

Legendary episode with Morgan McKenzie, Professor at NCAT, 102 Jamz Radio Personality and all around dynamic woman. We talk radio, race and everything in between. Find Morgan Here: Instagram: Twitter:
4/11/20192 hours, 3 minutes, 36 seconds
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Ep 104: The Road Less Traveled: Owning Your Career w/Jasmine Farrar

Great episode on navigating your corporate career, practicing self care, and saying yes with the Jasmine Farrar. Find Jasmine Here: Linkedin: Instagram:
4/4/20191 hour, 25 minutes, 14 seconds
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Ep 103: Invisible Growth: The Journey from 0 to $85,000 in a Week in Wholesaling w/Malon Johnson

This is a legendary podcast with my brother Malon Johnson where he shares how he took he made $85,000 in one week Wholesaling after only making $29,000 his first 3 years.
3/28/20191 hour, 16 minutes, 49 seconds
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Ep 102: Power Plays Take Time: Keeping it 100 w/Michell C. Clark

Honest, Direct, Funny, Tactful and Precise interview with the Man, the Myth, the Legend Michell C.Clark author of "Keep it 100". We talk business, social media, happiness, and vulnerability in a 75 minute car ride of a podcast. Find Michell Here: Twitter: Instagram: Website:
3/21/20191 hour, 20 minutes, 24 seconds
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Ep 101: Blessings That Hurt: The Business of Comedy & Life w/Rome of Dormtainment

In the debut show of Season 6 of the Minority trailblazer Podcast, Greg interview's Rome from the Dormtainment Comedy Group. This is a honest, authentic, transformation interview from one of comedies underground kings. Find Rome Here; Instagram: Youtube:
3/14/20191 hour, 34 minutes, 55 seconds
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Ep 100(Live Edition):Your Mission is Too Great: Discussing Relationships, Business & Holistic Health

Support Minority Trailblazer Podcast: Web: Cash App: $GregEHill Apply for Mastermind Group: Find Guest Here: Vernisha Crawford -> Orlander Thomas -> Desmond Scott -> Tiana Renee -> Terry Crumpler ->
1/18/20192 hours, 33 minutes, 58 seconds
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Ep 99.5: Breaking News: Live Podcast in Durham & Capital Improvement Fund Announcement

Saturday, January 5th we will host the 100th episode LIVE in Durham, NC from 4-7 pm at the American Underground. The event is free and I promise for it will motivate you to start 2019 on fire! Also, for my faithful listeners. I need your support as we look to level up the Minority Trailblazer Community in 2019. The goal is to raise $5,000 and the information below will provide all the details. Let's Change The Culture Invest in Podcast: Live Podcast Info:
12/11/20184 minutes, 45 seconds
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Ep 99: Eliminating the Noise: Finding Truth in Relationships & Life w/George Hines Jr.

This is one of the most transparent and honest episodes I have ever record in regards to relationships and faith. George shares openly about his struggles with suicide, addiction to sex and the purpose behind his new book. This episode is a classic and must listen. Find George Here; Instagram: Order Book:
11/9/20181 hour, 27 minutes, 57 seconds
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Ep 98: The Top 20 Mistakes I made in Podcasting, Speaking & Business w/Greg E. Hill

In this episode the host of the Minority Trailblazer Podcast, Greg E. Hill shares the Top 20 mistakes he has made in podcasting, business and speaking. This is an open and honest episode specifically for entrepreneurs, podcasters and speakers. Be sure to share it with a friend. More Information on Greg; Linkedin: Instagram: Facebook: Buy Book: Join Mastermind:
11/1/201850 minutes, 55 seconds
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Ep 97:You Are What You Eat: Finding Energy, Purpose & Value w/The Plant Based Brotha ,Xav Handfield

In this show we interview the Plant Based Brother Xav Handfield. We talk about becoming a educational consultant, graduating with no Job and how he has been plant-based since 12 years old. This episode will leave you motivated, laughing and empowered to stop dreaming and start doing. Find Xav Here: PlantBased Brotha IG: Personal Instagram: Linkedin: Plant based Brotha E-Book: Send email to [email protected] for those interested in joining my 10 person mastermind group
10/26/20181 hour, 30 minutes, 3 seconds
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Ep 96:From Artist to CEO:Raising Money,Creating Black Dolls & Loving Yourself w/Yelitsa Jean-Charles

On this show, Yelitsa shares how she launched the Healthy Roots Dolls, raised 50k on Kickstarter and how she is changing the world one kinky haired doll at a time. On this show we discuss a variety of topics from design, business, racism, equity, etc. This is a funny, conscious and easy listen and I had a blast recording it. I hope you enjoy and share :). Find Yelitsa & Healthy Roots here: Healthy Roots Dolls: Yelitsa Instagram: Yelitsa Twitter: Yelitsa Linkedin:
10/19/20181 hour, 18 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ep 95:Building Your Own Bridge:Taking the extra steps in Fashion, Branding and Life w/Janell Hickman

In this episode I interview Janell Hickman who takes us behind the scenes of her career in fashion, magazines, and brand consulting. We jump from Victoria Secrets fashion week to getting started in Fashion to become a full-time consultant. This is a detailed, passionate and thorough interview. Find Janelle Here: Website: Instagram: Linkedin: Twitter:
10/11/20181 hour, 20 minutes, 10 seconds
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Ep94:Reasonable Doubt:How a Med School Dropout turned a Internship into an Agency w/Thierry Augustin

This episode I sit down with the E-Commerce King himself, Thierry Augustin. We chat about utilizing email effectively in business, building a company with your spouse and why he decided to leave med school to become an entrepreneur. Very informative, reflective and detailed episode. Find Thierry Here: Business Website: Personal Website: Linkedin: Twittter:
10/4/20181 hour, 15 minutes, 34 seconds
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Ep 93:Dreams or Doubts:The Journey to Clarity through Wristbands, Popcorn & Australia w/Peter Dutton

This episode I get a special opportunity to Interview the Australian Peoples Prime Minister aka Mr.SoulPopped aka Mr.IprayEveryday..the man, the myth, the legend Peter Dutton. We explore his upbringing, how he went viral, his social good brand, and his recent stake in Soul Popped. This is one of the most hilarious, soulful, and authentic episodes I have ever recorded. Find Peter Here: Twitter: Instagram: Linkedin: I Pray Everyday Website: Soul Popped Website:
9/27/20181 hour, 44 minutes, 45 seconds
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Ep 92:You Are Worthy of Wealth: My Journey to 8 Rental Properties and Beyond w/Kendra Barnes

This is a LEGENDARY show provided by Kendra Barnes. Practical, Real, Strategic wealth building advice through Real Estate. Great story, direction and I promise you will leave this episode motivated to take things to the next level. Find Kendra Here: Website: Instagram: Linkedin: Fbook Group:
9/20/20181 hour, 18 minutes, 5 seconds
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Ep 91:Find the Solution:The Journey from Nike Signed Dancer to Animation Company CEO w/Kymberlee Jay

On this show, Kymberlee shares how she went from the first Nike Sponsored Dancer to CEO of an Award-winning digital animation company. She is one of the best storytellers I ever interviewed and I guarantee she will have you on the edge of your seat while listening. This show is perfect for entrepreneurs, freelancers, dancers, mothers and anybody pursuing their dreams. Find Kymberlee Here: Company Website: Personal Website: Linkedin: Instagram Twitter:
9/12/20181 hour, 15 minutes, 9 seconds
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Ep 90: From a Homeless, 520lb College Dropout to Private Equity Attorney w/ Seth C. Pearson

Seth C. Pearson is a Corporate Attorney for a Private Equity firm based out of Boston. However, almost a decade ago he was homeless, 520lbs and a college dropout. All the while being an advocate for the LGBTQ community and fighting for equity. This is a legendary podcast and I hope you enjoy the show. Find Seth Here: Web: Linkedin: Twitter: Instagram:
9/6/20181 hour, 28 minutes, 38 seconds
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Ep 89: Be Willing to Change: Chasing Your Dreams as a Single Mother w/Kim Palmer

Kim graduated from VCU with her heart and focus on dance, change, and progress. Who knew her journey would lead to working with some of the top dancers in the country, having a son, and starting her own non-profit. This episode is soulful, exciting and will have you laughing, thinking, and hopefully growing. Find Kim & Motiv8te here: Kim’s Instagram: Dance Company:
8/30/20181 hour, 23 minutes, 13 seconds
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Ep 88:Stop Negotiating Your Happiness:Thriving in Motherhood, Business & Purpose w/Vernisha Crawford

On this show, Vernisha shares her journey from the small town of Gastonia, North Carolina. From being raised in a household with 10 siblings to finding her niche as a game-changing social entrepreneur. She shares amazing stories, tips for single mothers, emerging entrepreneurs, and people looking to grow. Phenomenal episode if I must say so myself. Find Vernisha & Her Companies Here: Her Website: Youth Development: Non-Profit: All-Natural Pagent: Instagram:
8/22/20181 hour, 42 minutes, 3 seconds
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Ep 87: You're The One You've Been Waiting On: Protecting Black Genius w/Dr.William Jackson

In this episode, Dr. William Jackson, founder of the Village of Wisdom talks about fatherhood, his non-profit, educational inequality and so much more. This is an episode that will have you thinking deeply, laughing, and hopefully push you to change. Find Dr.Jackson & The Village of Wisdom Here: Web: Twitter: Instagram: Facebook:
8/16/20181 hour, 52 minutes, 33 seconds
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Ep 86: Producing Big Ideas with Limited Resources w/Myca Williamson

In this episode Greg interviews Myca Williamson founder of Forward magazine. They talk about goal setting, culture, pressure and all that in between. Great discussion with the budding magazine editor, teacher and Dallas Trailblazer. Mycha Instagram: Forward Magazine:
8/9/201858 minutes, 21 seconds
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Ep 85: Maximize Your Struggle: Taking the Driver Seat of Your Life w/ Linnita Hosten

In this episode, we explore the life and career of Linita Hosten, Author, Professor, Speaker and all around hustler as she shares her journey from pain to purpose. We explore how she was able to get into one of the top speaking agencies in the country. As well as overcoming debt, bad relationships and all that in between. One of the realest conversations of the year.
8/1/20181 hour, 24 minutes, 45 seconds
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Ep 84: Growing Where You're Planted w/Julian Love, CFO of St Hope Academy

In this episode Julian Love, CFO of St Hope Community Development Company shares his journey from finance to consulting, to community development and all that in between.
7/26/20181 hour, 18 minutes, 17 seconds
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Ep 83: Give Yourself a Chance: The Journey From English Teacher to Dentistry w/ Craig McKie

In this episode, Craig shares his journey to Dentistry School. After almost 7 years in the educational space including a masters in a teacher, he decided to switch careers and give his dream a try. In this podcast, he shares the highs, lows and all the in-between of changing careers in your late twenties.
7/19/201855 minutes, 6 seconds
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Ep 82: First Day Out: The Shame of Failure & The Power of Community w/ Greg E. Hill

Welcome to Season 5 of the Minority Trailblazer Podcast! On this episode guest host Nate Key interviews the host of the show, Greg E. Hill. We tackle where he has been over the last 8 months, new projects, and lessons learned from his time away. This is a classic, authentic and real episode which will encourage you to seek what truly matters.
7/12/20181 hour, 12 minutes, 43 seconds
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Ep 81: (Special Conference Edition): My First Year as a Professional Speaker w/ Darryl Bellamy Jr.

In this episode we kick off the road to the Minority Trailblazer Conference series with Darryl Bellamy Jr. He returns to the podcast to talk the speaking business, his first year as an entrepreneur and so much more. This is an actionable podcast episode fill with takeaways, stories, and real moments that will get you excited about 2018! Find Darryl Here: Web: Facebook: Instagram: Linkedin: Twitter:
11/30/20171 hour, 8 minutes, 19 seconds
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Ep 80: How One Senior Turned Rejection into 11 Job Offers & $40,000 Hackathon Prize w/ Brandon Long

On this episode I share the story of North Carolina A&T Senior Brandon L. Long. Who has worked for NASA, Apple, Sams, Oracle and now Microsoft. We share the good, bad, and the ugly of one of Americas future leaders in Technology. Find Brandon Here: Web: Facebook: Instagram: Linkedin:
11/20/20171 hour, 36 minutes, 7 seconds
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Ep 79:Skill over Talent: From $9.90 & No Tech Background to a 6 Figure Web Business w/Daniel Griggs

This podcast shares the story of a man that lost a six-figure NFL contract and turned that failure into multiple 6 figure businesses. This is an encouraging, motivating, and actionable show which stands out amongst season 4 of the #MinorityTrailblazer Podcast. Find Daniel Griggs Here: Twitter: Web: Facebook: Instagram: Linkedin: Find ATX Web Designs: Web: Instagram: Twitter:
11/13/20171 hour, 35 minutes, 1 second
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Ep 78: Defining Your Own Success w/ Mandy Bowman of The Official Black Wall Street

This podcast shares the journey of how one woman's idea turned into a movement. Mandy Bowman shares how she grew her platform to over 200,000 followers online and launched a successful Kickstarter. As well as how she plans to change how people of color shop. This is a phenomenal interview well under the typical 90 minutes Greg usually records ;). Find Mandy Here: Instagram: Twitter: Linkedin: Find The Official Black Wallstreet Here: App: Instagram: Twitter:
10/31/20171 hour, 14 minutes, 35 seconds
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Ep 77:Accept Your Reality: Advocating for Relationships,Careers & Yourself w/Victoria Jenn Rodriguez

In this episode, we talk relationships, networking, and rebounding from getting laid off. Our guest is Victoria Jenn Rodriguez an expert in branding, positioning, and landing on her feet. This a no holds barred episode that will have you amen-ing in your car and taking notes. Find Victoria Here: Instagram: Twitter: Linkedin: Conference:
10/19/20171 hour, 25 minutes, 40 seconds
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Ep 76:(Special CLT Live Edition): Building Healthy Business, Fitness & Life Habits w/Desmond Scott

Another exclusive live podcast edition from our first tour stop in Charlotte, North Carolina. This interview with Desmond Scott, CEO of Prime Fitness is one of the best I have ever recorded. We talk life, health, responsibility, ownership, and growth. Classic Episode! Find Desmond Here: Web: Instagram: Business Instagram:
10/13/20171 hour, 42 minutes, 33 seconds
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Ep 75:(Special Live New York Edition): Get What You Deserve w/Abu Fofanah & Ariel Lopez

This is an exclusive Monday edition of the Minority Trailblazer Podcast featuring Abu Fofanah & Ariel Lopez. This is the first ever live podcast and we hold nothing back. No fluff just value about starting a brand, getting funding, staying agile, and growing consistently. I guarantee this is a classic episode. Find Abu Here: Web: Twitter: Instagram: Linkedin: Find Ariel Here: Web: Twitter: Instagram: Linkedin:
10/9/20171 hour, 36 minutes, 56 seconds
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Ep 74: Value over Visibility:The Unapologetic Truth about Brand Building w/Andrew Nguyen

Hold on tight because this is one of the most powerful podcasts that I have ever recorded. Had the privilege to bring my brother Drew on the show and have him share his story. Andrew is the founder of the O Agency and the Build Your Own Brand company. This summer he went on a national tour hitting over 12 cities helping entrepreneurs build and cultivate their brand. When I tell you this podcast is for all the authentic hustlers, I am not playing. Enjoy! Find Andrew Here: Web: Instagram: Twitter: Linkedin:
9/22/20171 hour, 43 minutes, 5 seconds
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Ep 73: From West Point to Wall Street: Building Financial Wellness the Right Way w/Benjamin Pitts

Ben shares his journey from West Point to Wall Street to building his own company from scratch. This interview we discuss practical and proven principles on building busienss, relationships and finances through a lense of someone who has worked with a wide range of clients. This podcast is relavant, detailed, and one of the best shows of 2017. Find Ben Here: LinkedIn: Twitter:   Company: Free Rapid Review:
9/14/20171 hour, 43 minutes, 42 seconds
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Ep 72: Funding Startups, Breaking Stereotypes & Reclaiming Your Seat at the Table w/Anastacia Gordon

In 2014 Anastacia took a risk and left her job in consulting to become the first employee of a now venture-funded startup called Jopwell. She withdrew her admission to Columbia Business School in 2015 when Jopwell went through Y Combinator, the most renowned startup accelerator program in Silicon Valley. By the end of that summer, her work helped the company raise a $3.25M seed round of funding from Magic Johnson Enterprises and prestigious venture capital firms like Andreessen Horowitz, Kapor Capital, and more. Join us as we talk VC funding, business school and growth on Episode 3 of Season 4. Find Anastacia Here: Web: Instagram: Twitter: Linkedin:
9/9/20171 hour, 30 minutes, 49 seconds
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Ep 71: Late Registration: College Dropout turned Tech GirlBoss w/Ariel Lopez, Founder of 2020 Shift

Ariel Lopez, founder of 2020 Shift shares her journey from College Dropout to the forefront of the tech diversity space. Her practical advice on partnerships, confidence, and hustle makes this podcast one of the most practical and relatable episodes I ever recorded. Find Ariel Here: Web: Twitter: Instagram: Facebook: Linkedin: Conference for HBCU Students:
8/31/20171 hour, 17 minutes, 36 seconds
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Ep 70: One Connection Away: The Road from Compton to Wall Street to C-Suite w/Darryn Lee

Darryn’s journey from Compton California to Blackrock to Dartmouth has been filled with obstacles, breakthroughs, and determination. This podcast will leave you in laughter, tears, and joy following the narrative of a true Minority Trailblazer. Cheers to Season 4! Find Darryn Lee Here: Linkedin: Instagram:
8/24/20171 hour, 51 minutes, 29 seconds
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Ep 69:Own Your Difference:From 15k First Month As Voice Actor to Bouncer to Freedom w/Kareem Taylor

Kareem's first month as a voice over actor he made $15,000. Then there was no work for almost 4 years. He worked as a bouncer and never gave up his dream. Now he works as a speaker, author, entreprenuer and one of today's leading voices talents.This episode is hands down one of the best episodes I have ever done. Find Kareem Here: Web: Twitter: Linkedin: Retreat:
7/27/20171 hour, 48 minutes, 24 seconds
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Ep 68:Average is Dangerous:Breaking into Speaking, Podcasting & Books w/Greg E. Hill (Season Finale)

In the final episode of Season 3, I share my thoughts on speaking, podcasting, writing a book as well as relevant updates on the Minority Trailblazer Podcast. Very Honest & Direct Episode with practical tips for aspiring speakers, podcasters, and authors. Order Podcast Live Tour Tickets: Order Podcast Merchandise: Order Remember You're a Genius Book: Sign Up for Conference Updates:
6/29/201738 minutes, 45 seconds
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Ep 67: From Rural Town to Duke to NASA to BBQ Pitmaster w/Rocket Scientist, Dr.Howard Conyers

Exclusive Interview with Rocket Scientist/Pitmaster Dr.Howard Conyers, sharing his rural upbringing from South Carolina all the way to North Carolina A&T. He also shares his experience getting his Ph.D. at Duke and eventually NASA as a Rocket Scientist. Most importantly he is a pitmaster who will be making his Natural Television debut Tuesday 20th on the Cooking Channel at 9pm. Find Dr.Conyer's Here: Web: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Linkedin:
6/17/20171 hour, 16 minutes, 1 second
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Ep 66: Your Dreams Are Urgent: Creating an Authentic Brand that Motivates w/Shinjini Das

Shinjini Das shares her story, passion, wit, and energy as she describes her journey to becoming her own boss at 24 and creating the Go Getter Girl. This is one of the most forceful (if thats a interviewrs of 2017. Find Shinjini Here: Web: Facebook: Twitter: Linkedin:
6/16/20171 hour, 13 minutes, 2 seconds
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Ep 65:The Power of Purpose Mixed with Passion & a Princeton Degree w/ Rana Campbell

Rana is a breath of fresh air. Princeton Grad (Check) Podcaster (Check) Expert Conversationalist (Check) Brilliant Storyteller (Check) This was one of my funniest interviews of Season 3 Find Rana Here: Web: Podcast: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram:
6/9/20171 hour, 44 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ep 64: Elevated Politics: Owning Your Responsibility to Greatness w/Lobbyist, Lauren Bealore

Lauren Bealore, shares her unique journey to becoming one of the only black environment lobbyist in the world. We talk politics, entrepreneurship, self-care, and Migos. This is an organic, dynamic conversation curated for you. Find Lauren Here: Web: Facebook: Instagram:
6/2/20171 hour, 34 minutes, 35 seconds
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Ep 63: A Single Fathers Journey to Redefine Children's Books for People of Color w/Louie McClain

Louie McClain founder of Melanin Origins shares his story. Melanin Origin is going to change the children's book industry forever. From his time working in the juvenile detention system to raising two children as a single father. His story, passion, and commitment to changing the education and publishing industry is inspiring and contagious. Find Melanin Origins Here: Web: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter:
5/26/20171 hour, 32 minutes, 32 seconds
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Ep 62: (Special Edition) Black America, Where to Now? w/ Marcus Bass, Part 1

This is a special episode featuring Marcus Bass, organizer, activist, servant leader. We talk education, politics, and a plethora of conversations we don't have as a culture. This is one of the most direct conversations about race that we have had on this podcast. Find Marcus Here: Twitter: Linkedin:
5/19/20171 hour, 2 minutes, 48 seconds
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Ep 61: Conversations We Never Have? Creating Events That Matter w/Gabrielle Jones of Rielle Events

Gabrielle Jones, founder of Rielle events opens up about woman's right, education, and proper event planning. In this interview we touch on failure, resilience, and what happens when you do everything you supposed to do and still come up short. We also dive DEEP into the world of event planning and all thew does and donts. This is one of my most thought provoking podcast to date. Find Gabrielle Here: Web: Facebook: Twitter:
5/11/20172 hours, 10 minutes, 34 seconds
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Ep 60:Healthy Looks Different on Everybody: Building Brands, Health & Confidence w/Chelsea Williams

Chelsea Williams, Wellness blogger, health communicator, and all thing natural shares her journey from suffering with hypothyroidism to a plant based diet. We talk natural hair, popping skin, getting exposure for your brand, and all things in between. This is one of the most complete shows of season 3 with the right amount of humor, information, and real talk. Find Chelsea Here Web: Pinterest: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram:
5/4/20171 hour, 50 minutes, 5 seconds
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Ep 59: How to Stay Motivated Regardless of The Results w/Justin Shaifer of Fascinate Sci

Justin Shaifer, founder of Fascinate Sci Youtube Channel shares his story from an introverted Science geek from South Side of the Chicago to SGA president of Hampton University and beyond. We focus on maintaining motivation regardless of results, building a brand after college and life. This is a humorous, direct, and informational podcast from one of the new change agents in Science. Find Justin Here: Youtube: LinkedIn: Instagram:
4/28/20171 hour, 21 minutes, 46 seconds
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Ep 58: Don't Limit Your Expectations: From NCCU to Harvard Medical School w/Dr.Stephen Allsop

Dr.Stephen Allsop, researcher, future Harvard MD Graduate, Musician, and Activist shares his journey from Trinidad to Boston. His passion, wisdom, and tenacity are infectious as we talk getting into Med School, Black culture, and Life. This is a sharp, thoughtful, and diverse interview that aims to encourage and empower. Find Dr.Allsop Here: Web: Twitter: Instagram:
4/20/20171 hour, 19 minutes, 6 seconds
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Ep 57:Are You Just Existing? 7 years of Risk, Film & Discovery w/ Cinematographer, Dominic Jones

Dominic Jones, budding Cinematographer, Camera Assistant, Photographer, Storyteller shares his unique journey from Bowie, MD to Los Angeles. We discuss his swift transition from engineering to Film Production as well as his experience with working on videos for Kanye West & Beyoncé. This narrative and direct dialogue is refreshing and needed, as the new wave of black film and art is among us. Find Domo Here: Web: Twitter: Instagram:
4/13/20171 hour, 58 minutes, 34 seconds
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Ep 56: Say Less: Finding your Niche in a Crowded Place w/Liane Membis, Founder of Bauce Mag

Liane Membis, Founder of Bauce Magazine shares her journey and vision which took her from Yale to Culture Change Agent. We talk Goosebumps, confidence, and finding your uniqueness in an ever crowding digital space. Very easy listen and fun episode. Find Bauce Mag & Liane Here: Web: Twitter: Instagram: Facebook: Personal Website:
3/17/20171 hour, 22 minutes, 39 seconds
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Ep 55: The Art of Failing Forward w/ Rebecca Jones, Founder of Miss Munchin's Cupcakes

Rebecca Jones, Founder of Munchin Cupcakes shares her journey from experience as an East Londoner in love with cupcakes, culture, and travel to an international entrepreneur. Her accent, humor, and sense of purpose will inspire, encourage, and challenge you to fail big, fail fast, and fail forward. Find The Munchin Cupcakes here: Web: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram:
3/11/20171 hour, 13 minutes, 13 seconds
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Ep 54:It's All About Leverage: A Marketing Masterclass w/Jeff Belizaire of The Runaway Jamaica

Jeff Belizaire, Co-Founder of The Runaway Jamaica shares his journey and experience as a Marketing director for multiple corporations such as Karmaloop, New Era and Boost Mobile. We also talk about the Run Away Jamaica, the Bed and Breakfast taking travel to the Next Level. Find The Runaway: Web: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram:
2/3/20171 hour, 34 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ep 53:From Brooklyn to Forbes 30 under 30 w/Evin Robinson & Jessica Santana, Founders of NYOT

Evin Robinson & Jessica Santana, share their story from Brooklyn, NY to Forbes 30 under 30. As the leaders of one of the countries emerging social enterprises we dig into their stories & business. This highly practical interview is humorous, direct, and a must listen for entrepreneurs and free thinkers alike. Find NYOT Here: Web: Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: LinkedIn:
1/27/20171 hour, 29 minutes, 50 seconds
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Ep 52: Secure Your Bag: From NY to Investment Banking to Harvard Business School w/Triston Francis

Triston Francis shares his compelling story from almost getting held back to Investment Banking to Harvard Business School. We discuss money, careers, wall street stereotypes, and much more. This is a direct, humorous, and tactical interview with the one of the next generation of Business Leaders. Find Triston Here: Web: Instagram:
1/20/20171 hour, 45 minutes, 5 seconds
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Ep 51: Secret Vs Private: The Difficult Conversations We Don't Have w/Kimberly Knight

This unique episode Kimberly Knight sheds lights on conversations we don’t have with loved one and the conversations we need to have with ourselves. We also speak on her emerging platform which showcases North Carolina Music, style, food, and show much more. This is a great episode to kickoff 2017! Find Kim Here: Web: Twitter: Instagram: Business:
1/13/20171 hour, 17 minutes, 16 seconds
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Ep 50:The Miseducation Of a Traveler:The Secret to Growth, Travel & Opportunity w/One Young Traveler

On the final episode of 2016, Greg shares a throwback episode recorded in 2014 with the founder of One Young Traveler, Aylin Marie. She shares her journey, vision, and future ambition. This interview is light hearted, fresh, and direct.
12/16/201653 minutes, 59 seconds
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Ep 49: What's Next After the Protest? w/Activist Jonathan Butler (Re-Release)

In this special re-release, we interview Jonathan Butler, the man behind the Mizzou Hunger Strike. He shares his story, details of the hunger strike, and his thoughts on the future of the movement. Find Jonathan Here: Twitter:
12/9/20161 hour, 18 minutes, 11 seconds
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Ep 48: Finding Success Without Leaving Your Own Identity behind w/Jon Jackson, Co-Founder of Blavity

Jon Jackson, Co-Founder & Head of Corporate Branding at Blavity shares his journey from Nashua,NH to NY and everything in between. We talk about entrepreneurship, personal growth, and how Blavity has grown into one of the fastest growing spaces for urban millennials in the world. This is one of the most unique, honest, and vulnerable podcast you will ever hear. Find Jon Here: Web: Twitter: Instagram: Writing:
12/2/20161 hour, 40 minutes, 16 seconds
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Ep 47: Your Dream Isn't for Everybody: Finding Balance & Focus w/ Actor, Keon Mitchell

Actor Keon Mitchell of Almost Christmas shares his journey, his take on life, and how he balances a full time job as an engineer and actor. This thorough, humorous, and though provoking interview takes you behind the scenes of a future trailblazing actor. Find Keon Here: Web: Twitter: Instagram: Facebook:
11/19/20161 hour, 37 minutes, 16 seconds
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Ep 46: Accepting the Sacrifice: Building the ESPN of Comedy w/Jon Williams of

Jon Williams, founder of shares his insight on life, entrepreneurship, hustle and everything in between. This is an authentic episode filled with gems and flavor. I pray you enjoy.
11/4/20161 hour, 13 minutes, 48 seconds
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Ep 45:Tell a Story Nobody Else Can Tell:Creating Side Hustles & Owning Your Truth w/Nicaila Matthews

Nicaila Matthews, founder of one of the top ranked business podcast "Side Hustle Pro" shares her unique journey through life, career, and school. This is a hilarious, honest, and actionable interview from the Side Hustle Queen herself. Find Nicaila Here: Web: Twitter: Instagram: Facebook: Linkedin:
10/28/20161 hour, 26 minutes, 53 seconds
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Ep 44: Manifesting Your Destiny Through Breakdowns & Breakthroughs w/Kimberly Brown

Kimberly Brown, founder of shares her experience with relationships, brand building, coaching, and much much more through this courageous and thought provoking interview. Find Kim Here: Web: Twitter: Instagram: Facebook: Pinterest:
10/21/20161 hour, 14 minutes, 43 seconds
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Ep 43:It's Just a Title:Sit-down w/Dr.Dallas Dance,Superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools

Dr. Dallas Dance, Superintendent of Baltimore County Public School System shares his story and experience on leadership, career advancement, and education. This is a short, thorough, and poignant interview with one of the youngest Superintendent's in the United States. Great intro to Season 3! Find Dr. Dance here: Web: Twitter: Instagram:
10/14/201631 minutes, 59 seconds
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Ep 42:From Chicago to MIT to Palo Alto: Building Relationships, Skill & Creativity w/Quinnton Harris

Quinnton Harris takes us on a journey from the West Side of Chicago to MIT to California. We talk creativity, passions, and how he has maintained a 6- year long relationship with his fiance. This is a thoughtful, sincere, and honest interview to end out Season 2. Find Quinnton here: Web: Twitter: Photo Journal: Instagram:
9/15/20161 hour, 19 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ep 41:Grant Your Own Wishes: Finding Financial Peace through Mindfulness w/Dr.Roshawnna Novellus

Dr. Roshawnna Novellus shares her journey from honors student to being home owner at 22 to buying a one-way ticket out of Miami and leaving everything behind. This is a comical, insightful, and encouraging talk where she shares her insights on finance, balance, and physical well-being. Find Dr.Novellus Here: Web: Twitter: Instagram: Facebook: Linkedin:
9/9/20161 hour, 10 minutes, 53 seconds
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Ep 40:Degrees Don’t Define You:College Dropout turned Master Brand Builder & Monetizer w/Maya Elious

Maya Elious, branding strategist, coach and speaker that teaches creative business owners dropping out of college, to creating courses, products, and myspace pages for creatives and soloproeneurs. This is a perfect episode for bloggers, content creators, and change agents alike. Find Maya here: Web: Twitter: Instagram: Facebook: Pinterest:
9/2/20161 hour, 11 minutes, 36 seconds
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Ep 39: Apps over Consulting: From Princeton to Wharton to Turning Down 7 Figure Offers w/Muoyo Okome

Muoyo Okome, founder of Daily Spark TV , shares left his six figure job at Microsoft to create mobile gaming apps. Why he turned down a 7 figure offer to buy his company. How he started writing for Huffington Post. And how being rejected from every consulting company was his saving grace. This is one of the top 2 episodes of Season 2! Find Muoyo here: Web: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram:
8/26/20161 hour, 56 minutes, 50 seconds
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Ep 38:Surviving The First Year in Business w/Timothy Noble & Britney Epps, Founders of Spark Designz

Britney Gill & Timothy Noble, Founders of Spark Designz share advice for first-year business owners , being Black in Tech, and having Google steal their ideas. Very practical and detailed episodes with my own personal web team. Find Spark Designz here: Web: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram:
8/19/20161 hour, 21 minutes, 43 seconds
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Ep 37: Debt Free? How I earned over $500,000 in Scholarships w/ Ariel Andrews

Ariel Andrews, Scholarship Coach shares her journey from East Point, GA to securing over $500,000 in scholarship money. This is a fun, authentic, and practical interview for students, young adult's, and parents looking to go back to school debt free/ Find Ariel here: Web: Facebook:
8/12/20161 hour, 12 minutes, 58 seconds
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Ep 36: The Art of The Flourish: When Did Being Real Become so Difficult? w/ Carson Byrd

Carson Byrd, the voice of the urban millennial sit downs and shares his voice on relationships, business, confidence, and branding. This is one of the most authentic and raw episodes of the Minority Trailblazer. Wanted to change the pace a bit. I pray you enjoy.
8/5/20161 hour, 1 minute, 22 seconds
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Ep 35: A Freelance Graphic Designer's Journey to CEO w/ Octavia Gilmore, Founder of Creative Juice

Octavia Gilmore, CEO/Founder of Creative Juice shares her journey from New Jersey to Trailblazer Creative Entrepreneur. She shares advice for all professionals looking to start a business, enhance their online presence, and create more margin in their life. Find Creative Juice here: Web: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram:
7/28/20161 hour, 9 minutes, 48 seconds
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Ep 34:From a 1.7 High School GPA to becoming one of the youngest HBCU Presidents w/Dr. Dwaun Warmack

Dr.Dwaun Warmack, President of Harris-Stowe State University share his journey all the way from Detroit Michigan's Projects. This is the Minority Trailblazer First Ever Interview with a college president and one of the most dynamic episodes of the series. He shares his story, as well as his professional breakthrough as a higher education professional.
7/21/20161 hour, 5 minutes, 58 seconds
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Ep 33: How to Make Your Story Your Profession w/ Keynote Speaker & Author, Darryl Bellamy

Darryl Bellamy, Founder of Bellamy Inspires takes us behind the scenes on how he created his speaking business and wrote his first book. This is a must listen if you are working on a book or want to become a professional speaker. A dream, a bit of courage, and allot of grind is needed but by applying a few tips from Darryl you should be well on your way.
7/15/20161 hour, 8 minutes, 51 seconds
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Ep 32: Breaking Into PR: No Blueprint Needed w/ PR Boss Candice Nicole

Candice Nicole, Head Lady of Candice Nicole PR company shares her journey on creating her lane in PR, navigating the industry and trying to balance it all. Perfect episode for wantrepreneurs, entrepreneurs, and women entering there 30’s. This is another practical, story driven, inspirational episode that all prospective and
7/1/20161 hour, 27 minutes
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Ep 31: 1 Dream, No Funds to O Magazine & Whole Food's w/Rahama Wright,CEO of Shea Yeleen

Rahama Wright, social entrepreneur and founder of Shea Yeleen, shares her amazing journey of business, equality, and social justice for all. It wasn’t too long ago that she was a young woman with ideas, dreams, but no money or job living in DC. Now she shares her lessons learned on the way to having her product on the shelves of Whole Foods, Oprah Magazine, and recently an appointment on President Obamas Advisory council on doing business on Africa. Web: Instagram: Twitter:
6/23/20161 hour, 8 minutes, 49 seconds
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Ep 30: The Balancing Act: Education vs. Ambition w/ PHD Student Joey Daniel's

Joey Daniel's, PHD student at the University of Arkansas shares his journey from Silver Spring MD, to award winning researcher. This episode is great for student leaders and those in higher education.
6/16/20161 hour, 2 minutes, 46 seconds
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Ep 29: When should I Quit? Mastering the Pivot w/Matthew Green of the District Running Collective

Matthew Green, Co-Founder of the District Running Collective shares the story of Washington DC's fastest growing running club. The high's, the low's, and all that in between. This episode is great for entrepreneurs at a business crossroad. Very practical story and episode.
6/9/20161 hour, 8 minutes, 52 seconds
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Ep 28:Why Now is Always the Perfect Time:An Entrepreneurs Journey w/Finance Coach Dominique Broadway

Dominique Broadway, founder of Finances Demystified shares her journey from losing everything to becoming one of the countries best millennial experts on finance. She shares lessons that kids, young adults, and parent alike can learn from. This practical, authentic, interview is a must listen! Website: Twitter: Instagram:
6/2/20161 hour, 25 minutes, 58 seconds
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Ep 27:Fighting Injustice w/ Apparel: Social Entreprenuership 101 w/Randi Gloss, Founder of GLOSSRAGS

Randi Gloss, CEO/Founder of GLOSSRAGS shares her journey from the "odd job" circuit after college to launching her socially conscious apparel enterprise. This is a transparent, authentic, conversation about hustle, business, corruption, and life as a young entrepreneur trying to make change. Another classic episode off Season 2.
5/26/20161 hour, 14 minutes, 35 seconds
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Ep 26: Why I Left Wall Street to Launch a Startup w/ Isa Watson, Founder of Envested

Isa Watson, Founder/CEO of Envested, left a job making close to a quarter of a million dollars to launch a community focused start-up. She shares her story on how she made the decision to leave her job in finance to start a company that hopes to change the way people donate and engage with charities. Excited to share this thorough, honest, and practical episode with Minority Trailblazer Nation.
5/19/20161 hour, 7 minutes, 43 seconds
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Ep 25: From First Generation Student to PHD: Re-evaluating Education w/Dr. Tiffany Jones

Dr.Tiffany Jones Program Director for Higher Education Research and Policy at the Southern Education Foundation (SEF)never thought she would make it to her PHD. She almost quit before she started. Now she works everyday to bridge the racial and fiscal inequities are black and brown students face in higher education across the world. This is a very technical and thought provoking discussion and higher ed and I am excited to share the show.
5/12/20161 hour, 17 minutes, 59 seconds
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Ep 24: A Single Mothers journey from Laid off to Photography Movement w/ Ruby Melton

Ruby Melton founder of the Black Girl with a Camera Movement shares her story about being a single mother, entrepreneur, and leader of an organization showcasing women of color photographers across the world. This is an amazing episode filled with actionable content for photographers and creatives alike.
5/5/20161 hour, 13 minutes, 32 seconds
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Ep 23: From Poverty to Purpose: Straight Talk w/ the "Turnaround Principal" Gemar Mills

Gemar Mills also known as "The Turn Around Principal" shares his journey from the New Jersey Projects to becoming an award winning principle by 30. This is a gritty and raw episode for Culture Change Agent's & educators.
4/28/20161 hour, 13 minutes, 21 seconds
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Ep 22: From Breakup to Breakthrough: A Sitdown w/ Ngozi Opara, Founder of Heat Free Hair

Ngozi Opara founder & CEO of Heat Free Hair shares her journey from a broken heart to creating a movement that has been featured Essence, BET, Huffington Post, Forbes, etc. Her true story and WHY will inspire you to do more, be more, and provide more value. This is a classic episode to kickoff Season 2!
4/21/20161 hour, 4 minutes, 26 seconds
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Ep 21:From Arrogant,Homeless,College Dropout to Author,Speaker,Culture Change Agent w/Greg E. Hill

In the final episode of Season 1 of the Minority Trailblazer Podcast, host Greg E. Hill shares his story. He talks candidly about homelessness, depression, his many success and failures as well as what you can expect from Season 2 of the podcast. This show is hosted by Travis Jackson CEO of HBCU Pridenation and is the rawest show of the season. Buy Book at
3/24/20161 hour, 15 minutes, 56 seconds
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Ep 20: I Hired Myself: How I Left my Six-Figure Job to Travel The World w/ Rachel Hill

Rachel Hill founder of and shares her journey from the anxiety of the corporate grind to starting her own blog and getting paid to travel the world. This is a long yet very detailed interview that anybody with dreams of traveling, business, and living life to the fullest can relate to.
3/17/20161 hour, 30 minutes, 56 seconds
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Ep 19:"Dealing with Rejection" 100 No's & Daily 12 Hour Practices w/ World Touring Musician Mike J

Michael Johnson, World Touring Drummer who has been on tour with Tasha Cobbs, Jasper Williams, Juicy J, Dom Flemmons and many more national acts. He shares the importance of learning from your rejection, becoming an expert on your craft, and humility. This is a truly complex , deep, actionable interview that anybody can get something from.
3/10/20161 hour, 8 minutes, 39 seconds
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Ep 18:From War-Torn Liberia to Fulbright Awardee and NASA Engineer w/ PHD Student Emmanuel Johnson

Emmanuel Johnson who is the first student ever to win the Full Bright Award from North Carolina A&T State University shares his story. Leaving Liberia at 8 Years old and entering his junior year of High School in New Brunswick NJ, Emmanuel shares how he was able to eventually graduate Magna Cum Laude and work for some of the most prestigious companies and universities in the world.
3/3/201659 minutes, 25 seconds
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Ep 17: Giving Yourself The Opportunity to Fail: How to Change Your Financial Future w/ Rob Boyd

Rob Boyd, Finance & Leadership coach shares his journey from Durham, NC all the way to Washington DC. From quitting his 9 to 5, to meeting Warren Buffet his journey and story will serve as a true inspiration.
2/25/20161 hour, 13 minutes, 28 seconds
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Ep 16:What Teaching Special Ed Taught Me: From Teach For America to NYU Law School w/ Mitchell Brown

Mitchell Brown a 2L law Student at New York School of Law shares his journey from Fredericksburg, VA to NYU. He shares how his experience as a Special Education Teacher in New Orleans changed his life forever. This episode is short and to the point and is a challenge to everyone to have a dream, but most importantly stay commited to it.
2/18/201643 minutes, 42 seconds
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Ep 15: Got a Degree, Now What? The Post Graduation Struggle Defined w/ Photographer Ariel Perry

Ariel Perry Founder of Ariel Perry Photography shares her journey from un-employed college graduate not using her degree. To becoming a full-time photographer who is transforming the way engagements, senior portraits, and entrepreneurs showcase themselves.
2/11/201645 minutes, 48 seconds
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Ep 14: Unemployed with $50 and a Dream to Forbes 30 under 30 w/ Travel Noire Founder Zim Ugochukwu

Zim Ugochukwu founder & CEO of Travel Noire shares her journey from unemployed to the Forbes 30 under 30 list. Essence, BET, Huffington Post, etc and her background and resume speaks for itself. But her true story and WHY will inspire you to do more, be more, and provide more value. This is an interview you dont want to miss.
2/4/20161 hour, 2 minutes, 21 seconds
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Ep 13: "Defining What Success Means To You" w/ North Carolina A&T SGA President Austin Ogletree

Austin Ogletree North Carolina A&T's SGA President shares his story From living under the shadow of his father who played in the NFL to multiple internships, jobs, and the distinction of being the student body president of the #1 HBCU in the world. His story is a must listen for any college student, parent, and young adult.
1/28/20161 hour, 2 minutes, 34 seconds
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Ep 12: "From a Torn ACL to the Whitehouse": How to Launch a Non-Profit w/Camille McGirt

In this episode, Camille McGirt shares her journey from an ACL injury which cost her a full scholarship at Hampton to graduating from UNC and working for the White House. Not to mention along the way starting a non-profit that is changing the world and has received thousands in funding and a variety of awards. I guarantee this is a podcast you don't want to miss!
1/21/201651 minutes, 7 seconds
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Ep 11: How to Start A Blog & Make Money with Your Passion w/ Digital Media Strategist Chasity Cooper

Chasity Cooper, digital media & brand strategy specialist share her story. We also discuss how to start a blog, the truth behind freelancing, and the one thing it takes to start making money on the side. Host of the Millenial on a Mission blog, Chasity brings the good's!
1/14/201651 minutes, 57 seconds
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Ep 10: Overcoming Unexpected Setbacks w/Bodybuilder,Performance Trainer, & Hairstylist Lauren Smith

Lauren Smith shares her story about her journey from Florida University's Track & Field Team all the way across the country to LA. Where she works as a fitness trainer, bodybuilder, and hairdresser. This podcast is honest, transparent, and perfect for former athletes, students, and people looking to embark on a new career challenge.
1/7/201656 minutes, 39 seconds
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Ep 9: "The Power of the P" Navigating Life After College with Educated Dancer CEO Tisha Jaye

Tisha Jaye, CEO of Educated Dancer, is a dancer, teacher, entrepreneur and life long grower. From Brooklyn, NY she has danced for almost two decades, which includes her time at North Carolina A &T where she was captain of THE "Golden Delight". In this episode, she shares her story, how educated dancer came to be, and things you can do to prepare for Life AFTER college, and MUCH MUCH more. This show is a must for dancers, entrepreneurs, and recent college graduates.
12/31/201545 minutes, 23 seconds
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Ep 8: "Don't Wait, Start NOW" : Funding Your Passion with Fashion Designer James Murchison

In this episode, we interview Honor Raleigh CEO James Murchison. From a conversation on a couch about shoes and fashion, he started a clothing brand that is quickly becoming a movement in North Carolina. He shares tips, wisdom, and everything in between. It doesn't matter when you start, it matters THAT you start.
12/24/201545 minutes, 55 seconds
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Ep 7: How to Succeed in Social Entreprenuership and Paid Public Speaking with EJ Carrion

EJ Carrion CEO of Student Success Agency, is a expert youth speaker, author, and believer in the future of not only students but entrepreneurs. In this episode he share tips for public speakers,entrepreneurs, and much much more . He also shares how he bombed his first paid gig ($2000) and what he learned from it. This show is a must for all aspiring entrepreneurs, speakers, and dream chasers.
12/17/201559 minutes, 42 seconds
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Ep 6: What's Next After the Protest? Why activist Jonathan Butler started the Mizzou Hunger Strike

In this special episode we interview Jonathan Butler, the man behind the Mizzou Hunger Strike. He shares his story, details of the hunger strike, and his thoughts on the future of the movement.
12/15/20151 hour, 10 minutes, 15 seconds
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Ep 5:"Work While You Work":How Comedian Darren Brand went from working at Target to MTVs Wild N Out

Darren Brand shares with us his story on how he went from team lead at Target to traveling the country as a stand-up comedian and as ¼ of FFCS (Freestyle Funny Comedy Show), opening up for Kevin Hart as well as being a cast member of the new Wild N Out on MTV. This episode highlights the importance of Working while you work because it doesn't matter your current job its your obligation to polish your craft and work within your purpose now.
12/10/201549 minutes, 56 seconds
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Ep 4: How Rizzarr Media CEO Ashley Williams Transitioned from USA Today to Launching her Business

Ashley M. Williams, Award winning journalist & founder of Rizzarr Media shares her inspiring journey from cold calls to working for Good Morning America and much much more. She highlights way's to not only create your own lane in the PR domain but also create the business and life you desire.
12/3/201539 minutes, 51 seconds
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Ep 3: How He Built a Social Movement around HBCU's from 0 to over 75000 followers w/ Travis Jackson

Travis Jackson CEO of HBCU Pride Nation has maneuvered through countless obstacles in life to become one of Americas leading voices and advocates of social change. From merchandise, to speaking, to promotion Travis and his passionate community are changing the way we think about Historically Black College & Universities.
11/24/201545 minutes, 34 seconds
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Ep 2: From North Carolina A&T to Harvard to Educational Change w/ Master Educator Emilee Christopher

Emilee Christopher voted one of New York's Top 10 Black Educators shares her story. From North Carolina A&T to Harvard University to Human Resource Director of Public Preparatory Network she shares with us how to live with purpose and get what you deserve.
11/24/201544 minutes, 24 seconds
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Ep 1: How to Thrive After Leaving your Dream Job at Google with Wayne Kimball Jr

Wayne Kimball Jr tells his story on his journey from Google to International MBA to Global Operations Manager for a Multi-Billion Dollar company, all by the age of 25.
11/24/201545 minutes, 40 seconds
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Intro Ep: What To Expect From The Minority Trailblazer Podcast

In this episode I discuss the show format, the guest, and what you should expect from the Minority Trailblazer Podcast.
11/24/20152 minutes, 33 seconds