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The People’s ‘Shark’ Lands In Jonesboro

(TB&P)– Daymond John had unforeseen problems with his startup clothing business, FUBU. He’d been able to hustle up to $300,000 worth of orders at a tr...
Daymond John
The People’s ‘Shark’ Lands In Jonesboro
The People’s ‘Shark’ Lands In Jonesboro

He was the first speaker in the Mike Watson Lecture series held Wednesday night (Oct. 30) on the Arkansas State University campus. He spoke to a capacity crowd inside Riceland Hall.

“It’s fascinating where business and life are going today,” he said.

Long before his business success and Shark Tank, John grew up in a relatively obscure neighborhood in New York. His parents were working class and there was nothing special about their name or the work his family did, he said.

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