Benjamin Kicks is an 19-year-old entrepreneur who made millions selling rare sneakers to celebrities and on his website (sneakerdon.com). He is the biggest sneaker reseller in the world with a market value of 1.2 billion dollars.
He started his career at 15 buying and selling shoes. The first pair he ever bought was the Galaxy Foamposite One Galaxy on Ebay reselling it at $1000. With the money he then bought 85 pairs of Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Powder Blue and started his business. Today he is the number one supplier for celebrities.
Dj Khaled was the first celebrity to get in contact with Benjamin. He introduced him to P. Diddy, French Montana and helped him reach fame by filming him on snapchat. The videos went viral and today Kicks’ business is so big he had to employ 4 people to work for him such as a web editor and an administrator for the orders.
Sneakers have always been loved since the 80s. Today they became a real world-wide phenomenon. Collectors are looking for the rarest sneakers that dates to 10 years ago and for this they need Ben.
Examples like Benjamin show that you can be of any age to become a successful entrepreneur. You just need to have a good idea and believe in yourself.