Duncanville High School’s Youth and Government students met world class entrepreneur, Daymond John from Shark Tank on Friday at a seminar hosted by the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth. Mr. John inspired the students with his story about how he grew his FUBU athletic wear company from next to nothing to, at its peak, more than $350 million in sales. The students were inspired as Mr. John shared his struggles growing up in Queens, New York and spoke about the hard work and dedication that propelled him to success that he is today.
Youth and Government strives to expose its members to life changing experiences like their meeting with Mr. John, who has become a renowned motivational speaker and reality TV star. Participating students from DHS were: Melanie Hernandez, Stephanie Gonzalez, Jenelle Murata, Blessing Adeleke, Kalaya Sibling, Evan Melton, Maggie Medina, and Benjamin Arellano.