From Rocks to Riches: How a Former KYC Youth Turned his Entrepreneurial Spirit into a Successful Skincare Line

Speaking Queerly por Kaleidoscope Youth Center

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We’re using our first episode of Pride Month to showcase one of our former KYC housing youth, Ace (he/him)! At 9-years-old, Ace discovered his entrepreneurial spirit by selling rocks to his neighbors. In middle school, he refined his business tactics by selling chips and candy to his peers (that is, until his teachers told him to stop). Now, at age 19, Ace has started his own all-natural, vegan, nontoxic, organic skincare line, inspired by his mom’s passion for high-quality skincare. On this episode of Speaking Queerly, Mallory and Isiah sit down with Ace to learn more about his experience in KYC’s housing program, the products in his skincare line, the successes and challenges of having his own business and more.Follow Ace’s business on Instagram and TikTok @CovetConcoctions, and you can purchase Covet Concoctions body butters, scrubs, candles a ... 

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