The Faces of Inmates to Entrepreneurs Wilmington’s Second Class

Inmates to Entrepreneurs Wilmington graduated its second class on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. All 15 graduates attended to accept their certificate and talk about the businesses they plan to start. Below are 10 portraits of the aspiring new entrepreneurs.

“I didn’t know what an entrepreneur was but the[n] when Mr. Hamilton came to West Wilkes Middle School it changed my perspective on business careers.”

Caleb Huffman Student West Wilkes Middle School

Being a mentor… allows me to empower aspiring entrepreneurs with the business tools that they need to be successful in our society.

Monica Russell Mentor Inmates to Entrepreneurs

We believe that entrepreneurship unlocks the door to economic opportunity in the United States.

Margaret Froneberger Chief Executive Officer Brian Hamilton Foundation

Having your own company is for everyone, not just those born into privilege.

Brian Hamilton Founder Brian Hamilton Foundation