On Tuesday, November 18, the three finalists in NFTE's National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge met President Obama in the White House.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
6:30 pm Competition and Awards
8:30 pm Student Product Expo and Reception
AXA Event & Production Center
787 Seventh Avenue (51st street)
New York, NY
Toheeb and Jesus - T&J Soccer
Two years ago, Toheeb Okenla and Jesus Fernandez-Ortiz enrolled in NFTE as a senior and junior, respectively, Thornwood High School in South Holland, Illinois. They eventually designed a new soccer sock that featured a sewn-in pocket to allow players to insert the shin guard of their choice. From there, T&J Soccer was born. As the winners of NFTE’s 2013 National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, Toheeb and Jesus have demonstrated their passion for soccer and business development.
Meet some of the inspiring young people who found their paths to success through NFTE in the Baltimore/Washington Metro area.