Former CCS Student Entrepreneur

Nine Year Old Starts a Business!

Former Student Now Entrepreneur/Author

Te'Lario Watkins is a former CCS student who is a 9 year old mushroom farmer. He grows and sells his mushrooms at local farmers' markets and restaurants. He even had the pleasure of sharing his story on the Steve Harvey Show when he was 7 years old. He has done speaking engagements at 2 schools in Columbus, Fairwood Alternative Elementary & Mifflin Middle School. Te'Lario has a book coming out this Fall and would like to share his story with peers. Please let us know if you would be interested. Here is his website to view his Steve Harvey clip and other information about his business.

LaVanya Watkins

Take a minute to check out the website for more information about this young man's amazing journey.

Speaking Engagements

As mentioned in the above bio, Te'Lario has presented at some of our CCS schools already and was very well received. If you would like to contact the Watkins Family to make arrangements to have Te'Lario come to your school for a Career Day or other special event, contact the family at email address above for dates and cost to present. He now has published a book about his amazing journey that he could share in classrooms.

If you need more information, please contact the Watkins Family.

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