Young Entrepreneurs “Nailed It” with their Business

Young Entrepreneurs “Nailed It” with their Business


Six siblings from Washington D.C. started a company called Jr. Flips. They flip older houses and remodel them. This helps the community and it also puts money in their wallets. On their first two homes, they made more than $250,000. They have moved on to their third house now.  The youngest girl, Alianna, age 8, said, “We are not like other kids because we are not watching TV or playing video games. We are busy doing our business in Jr. Flips.”

The siblings started this business after they ran into Oprah Winfrey at a restaurant. They asked her for advice and she said, “Give back, work hard and never give up.”  Fulfilling this directive, the Jr. Flips crew went on the Steve Harvey Show and gave $3,000 of their profits to the Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation.

Joe’s Perspective: First off, I love their motto, “Nailed It.” I also love their initiative and their drive. To learn more about them, go to If you put your heart and your head into it, nothing can stop you.

Your Turn: If you were to start a business, what would it be? What is stopping you from going after it now?

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