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Hylux's Lamar Letts Becomes One Of The Youngest CEOs To Have His Products Sold On

From a college dorm to the world’s largest retailer, Hylux founder Lamar Letts is making major moves for his brand. Back in 2016, Letts pivoted from participating in sports to pursuing entrepreneurship as a college student who launched his own vitamin-enhanced water brand. After introducing his brand onto Amazon earlier this year, the millennial founder’s products have now made their way onto — making Letts one of the youngest founders to have products sold nationwide via the world’s largest retailer. After his heart injury — known as myocarditis — put an end to his track career, Letts found a way to recover and persevere as a student entrepreneur at Northeastern University. Through Hylux, he was able to fill a void in the food and beverage space for sports drinks and give athletes a drink they can depend on. According to him, growing up with a family with roots in the food industry is what influenced him to want to create something revolutionary at the intersection of...

Jul 22, 2021

Fabiana Pierre-Louis Appointed as New Jersey Supreme Court's Youngest & First Black Woman Justice

In 2020, Black women continue to break through barriers to success and lead the charge to enact change. New Jersey attorney Fabiana Pierre-Louis is one of the latest women to do just that. Pierre-Louis has been appointed as the first Black woman Supreme Court Justice in New Jersey. New Supreme Court Justice Fabiana Pierre-Louis was sworn in this afternoon by Justice Jaynee LaVecchia in a private ceremony. — New Jersey Courts (@njcourts) September 1, 2020 The state’s Governor, Phil Murphy, nominated Pierre-Louis for the role in June and the Senate confirmed the decision last week, reports Black Enterprise. “I’m incredibly proud that the Senate has unanimously confirmed Fabiana Pierre-Louis as the next Associate Justice to serve on New Jersey‘s Supreme Court,” Murphy said in a statement, according to ABC7 News . As a Haitian American and daughter of immigrants, Pierre-Louis says she hopes to inspire others with similar backgrounds. “The thought of actually...

Sep 4, 2020