Entrepreneurship and Me!

Do you want to be your own boss? We get it, set your own schedule and hours, make all decisions for your business.  Entrepreneurship has its highs and lows.  Hear from successful entrepreneur and author of Danny Dollar! Mr. Ty Allan Jackson.  He’s got a story for you!


Ty Allan Jackson

Ty Allan Jackson is an award-winning children’s book author, youth motivational speaker, literacy advocate, and honorary Doctorate recipient. A three-time TEDx presenter, he travels around the US inspiring children to read and educating adults about the impacts of illiteracy. Jackson’s self-published books have been featured on CNN, NBC Nightly News, The Steve Harvey Show, PBS, and the Hallmark Channel. In 2020, he appeared on Marvel’s Hero Project on Disney+ and a Good Morning America segment featuring Sidney Keys, a young man who was inspired by Jackson’s book Danny Dollar Millionaire Extraordinaire: The Lemonade Escapade to create an innovative book club for Black boys. Jackson is the cofounder of the Read or Else movement and the financial literacy program Danny Dollar Academy.