A League of His Own is an interactive documentary about black male entrepereneurs in the Triad North Carolina area. These businessmen found themselves being owners through unexpected experiences, personal passion, and knowing the best person to work for, is themselves.
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Martin Jones II is the CEO and founder of GOD Made, a company dedicated to helping young adults unlock their God-given potential. GOD Made produces apparel and products with uplifting messages, produces out daily inspiring content, and hosts empowering events.
Martin Jones II is an inspiration to many people. He lives by the verse Jeremiah 29:11, “ For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
Martin is a recent graduate of North Carolina Agricultural State University, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management in 2019. He hails from the mid-western city of Cincinnati, Ohio. Martin currently works in construction management in Tampla, FL.
As the owner of Sankofa Farms, a 12-acre farm launched through a USDA Farm Service Agency’s Direct Farm Ownership loan, Kamal works to improve food policy throughout the triangle. This agriculture-based program aims to improve the perception of both STEM and agriculturally related professions through the exposure to agricultural technology while improving financial independence, career readiness and nutrition literacy. From introducing students to high level farming techniques to managing twelve beehives, the farm has garnered both national and local attention from Forbes Magazine, The News and Observer, and Earth Eats. Kamal also acts as the project director for the Black North Carolina Youth Pipeline to Food & Agriculture-Driven Health Improvement project and is a member of the Durham Food Justice design team. Currently a doctoral student at NC State in the Agriculture Extension Education program, Kamal holds a B.S. in animal industry/animal science, and a master’s degree in agricultural education from NC A&T State University.
Twice the skill, twice the creativity. Erick and Derrick Wheeler created Stovetop Visuals in April of 2017 at North Carolina A&T. Their passion and commitment to their craft has turned their hobby into a career. Their objective is to provide compelling digital and media content that will leave their clientele with a feeling of fulfillment as if they ate a 5 star meal.
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Travis P. Jackson is the CEO and Founder of HBCU Pride Nation, LLC.
Over the past eight years, HBCU Pride Nation has provided a positive social media platform that promotes and educates the masses about the significance and importance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the country in an effort to increase positive awareness and enrollment. With a following of over 200,000 followers, HBCU Pride Nation has become the premiere HBCU platform throughout the country used to unite all HBCUs.
Travis received his Bachelor of Science Journalism and Mass Communication with a concentration in Public Relations in 2011.
The Hillman Experience is the premiere HBCU event that brings the HBCU experience to high school students across the country. over the past two years the Hillman Experience has brought over 50 HBCUs to Charlotte, NC to recruit over 2500 students to attend HBCUs. The students have recieved over $1M in scholarships to attend HBCUs.
Arlette Hawkins is an Interactive Media student at Elon University. She is interested in video production with the aspirations to produce television shows and documentaries. Arlette dedicates this project to her late father, who was an entrepreneur.
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Hercules “Herc” Conway (CEO) and Newton “Newt” Dennis (COO) are the friends, fraternity brothers, and business partners behind Nxlevel Lifestyle & Entertainment Group. Nxlevel was established by Herc in 2005 with his refund check while enrolled at North Carolina A&T State University. Newt joined the team in the early stages of Nxlevel. Fifteen years later, these two continue to bring the energy and adventure to Greensboro and surrounding areas. Their events cater to college-aged individuals (18 years) and older. Branches of Nxlevel are also present in Charlotte, NC, Washington D.C., Atlanta, GA, and New York. Nxlevel Travel is the international travel brand for those who want to take the party out of the country.