This past weekend, the gentlemen of The Humbl Hustlr Foundation hosted their 2020 Hustl Print Summer Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition and Vine City Community Cleanup event aimed at inspiring and motivating the young men of the Atlanta area. Lorenzo Gordon, Darrell Lewis, Jr., and Richard Davis served as mentors of the foundation and hosts of the event.
The morning started off with a prayer lead by Reverend Dr. Jamal Bryant of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. Next, eight young Black men, all in high school, stood before 7 judges to pitch their business in hopes of receiving up to $1,000 in funding.
The businesses ranged from clothing companies to mental health services to digital platforms. The participants included Tevin Tyler (Seven Promises), Gerald Barnes (Inspirational Clothing Line),