Ebony: [THE UPLOAD] Teen Techie Becomes a Business, Man

Jaylen D. Bledsoe founded Bledsoe Technologies, LLC, an information technology consulting business in Saint Louis, Missouri, when he was only 12 years old. Within two years, he had a profitable business with 150 contractors working for him. After working with clients like Jordin Sparks and Steve Harvey on developing online slots their brand in the digital space, he decided to …

Make America Great Again? I Think You Mean Worse.

To The American People: If you’ve been following the news, as presidential candidates, I’m sure you’ve seen Donald Trump’s Announcement. I’ve yet to speak to someone after the announcement that can truly praise him or be happy for the bid. The announcement showed a great disconnect between Trump, and the American People. It honestly feels as if Trump thinks that …

The Washington Post: A clever ad sends up the tech industry

If you’ve been watching videos online over the past few months (or television more recently), you might have noticed a clever new ad from AT&T. “Innovators are the new superstars,” the voice-over intones over scenes of young entrepreneurs getting recognized in coffee shops and elevators by awestruck fans, being interviewed by reporters and taking the stage to deliver what appear …

Fox 2 Now: Area high school students honored for leadership in teen health advocacy

Congratulations are in order for some St. Louis area high school students recognized this week for their leadership in teen health advocacy. FOX 2 News Anchor Shirley Washington emceed the event at the Missouri History Museum where the students received awards for their efforts. Please see the following press released for more information about the program and the honorees. … …

Don’t Give Up, Get Up!

Hope you’re having a blessed day! I”m praying for supernatural breakthroughs in your life. Remember that there is never a perfect time to give up, so get up and give it some more.

2014 Disney Dreamers Academy Recap

I recently spoke at Disney Dreamers Academy (DDA), a 4-Day all-expense paid program at Walt Disney World that shows high school students how to dream. Before I get started, I just want to clarify that yes, I did say an ALL-EXPENSE PAID program educating teenagers on dreaming! I actually just learned about DDA before receiving a call from a program …

A Dream is Needed

I was recently walking down the hallway at school , when I saw a poster that said, A Dream + Hard Work = Success I immediately began to think about, if I’ve ever had success without a dream… Later that evening, I heard a radio personality say that,”Dreams don’t have to stop when you get out of bed.” Seeing that poster and …

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Faith in Yourself!

Hey all, I’m so sorry, I know it’s been a while since I’ve last written a blog post. I’ve been busy with Bledsoe Technologies, and working with Independent Youth. I have decided to record a podcast about having faith in yourself. This is my first attempt at a podcast, so they’ll get better as we go! I’m thinking I’ll do …