Program Anchored by CNBC's Erin Burnettand Mark Haines
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., August 7, 2009-CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, will broadcast a special series, "Young and Successful," next week, Monday, August 10th through Friday, August 14th on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" (9AM-11AM ET).
Anchors Erin Burnett and Mark Haines will speak with five young entrepreneurs, all safe-made millionaires. From food to finance and from music to management, these young entrepreneurs will share how they started their businesses and the secrets to their success.
Jasmine Lawrence (18 years old) from New Jersey: Owner and Founder of Eden Body Works-a natural hair and skin products company worth an estimated $3 million dollars. Lawrence was nominated as "Teenpreneur of the Year" by Black Enterprise Magazine. She will be a freshman at Georgia Tech University this September.
Allyson Ames (23 years old) from California: Founder of Wonderland Bakery in Orange County, CA, which opened in 2005. At age 17, she was named Best Young Chef. The first year of business, company made $1.2 million dollars, and in 2008 the company was worth up to $3.9 million dollars. The projected sales for 2010 is $6 million dollars.
Cameron Johnson (24 years old) Roanoke, Virginia: Currently author and consultant for Fortune 500 companies and operated 12 online businesses by the age of 21. He is considered one of the most successful and most recognized entrepreneurs in the world.
Ephren Taylor (26 years old) originally from Kansas City, Missouri and now resides in New York: CEO of City Capital Corporation and oversees millions of dollars in assets. He is currently the youngest African American CEO of any publicly traded company in U.S. history.
Nathan Nguyen (23 years old) originally from Vietnam and now resides in California: Founder & CEO of InstrumentalSavings.com-an online retailer and distributor of musical instruments. The company made $3 million dollars last year.
Anchored by Mark Haines and Erin Burnett from the New York Stock Exchange while David Faber contributes his award winning reporting from CNBC Global Headquarters, "Squawk on the Street" gives viewers all the up-to-the minute news they need from every major market around the world. The program not only reports the headlines of the day, it also puts world-class, top-rated market guests on the air to provide the instant analysis of all the market moving news.
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