Successful entrepreneur from the age of 9, this 18 year-old owns a business, authored a #1 Amazon bestselling book and continues to provide mentorship in entrepreneurship and leadership.
Gabrielle Jordan, now age 19, is the owner of Jewelz of Jordan, a luxury jewelry brand, which she started at the age of 9 and has built into a six figure business. Gabrielle’s passion for business did not stop there. She is the co-founder of the ExCEL Youth Mentoring Institute; a youth based online mentoring organization providing mentorship opportunities and educational resources for entrepreneurship and leadership development.
Gabrielle Jordan has taken her experience in business and her passion for inspiring others to publish the nationally recognized and #1 Amazon Bestselling book, The Making of a Young Entrepreneur: A Kids Guide to Developing the Mind-Set for Success. With nearly 10,000 copies sold, her platform as a soughtafter speaker was launched with accomplishments such as TEDx. Gabrielle has personally engaged with over 15,000 women, business owners and youth through her appearances at major women and business conferences, both nationally and internationally, as well as in schools, community events, and through the ExCEL Youth Mentoring Institute programs. Gabrielle Jordan has been features on several television and radio programs as well as news and online publications such as TLC, The HARRY Show, Huffington Post and Inc. to name a few and has been honored by former First Lady, Michelle Obama. Some of Gabrielle’s clients include: Syracuse University, Columbia University, Google, United States Embassy Nassau – The Bahamas, United Way, and the Congressional Black Caucus. Most of all, Gabrielle Jordan is a generous and service-oriented teenager who believes in lending a helping hand and heart to others. She volunteers as a Youth Ambassador for the Tigerlily Foundation, where she supports the mission for breast health, education, wellness and empowerment for girls and women. Gabrielle also volunteers her time to local non-profit organizations supporting youth so she can give back by doing what she loves – educating and empowering youth to excel beyond their expectations.
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