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Darrell Alston

Bungee Brand
Owner and CEO
Darrell Alston is the CEO and lead designer of Bungee Brand, a unique, high-quality sneaker and clothing company. When he was a rapper, Darrell started having success and notoriety, which led to him becoming part of a few well-known tours. However, due to some incredibly bad decisions, he was arrested and sentenced to prison for 6.5 years, where he realized a number of things that are important to who he is today. He learned that he had a talent for design and spent his free time sketching and coming up with unique sneaker designs. After prison, Darrell started a haircutting business and began to tell his story whenever and wherever he could, including at some high schools, which led to TV, magazine, and newspaper interviews. The attention helped to get his story out and also led to him meeting some incredibly important mentors and advisors. While cutting hair and doing speaking engagements, he also continued to design sneakers and used his hair cutting money to pay for his first sneaker order. That was 6 years ago and while his Bungee Brand is growing, he’s still going out to tell his story, hoping to help at least one young man or woman.

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, March 23
 

7:00pm EDT