16-year-old Benjamin Kapelushnik has earned himself the name of “Sneaker Don” thanks to earning celebrity clients like DJ Khaled and Chris Brown- which he’s done in-between taking high school classes, of course.
Kapelushnik said his sneaker hobby grew into business after he became an addict when he was in just fifth grade. Kapelushnik said his parents cut off his sneaker hobby quick, forcing him to figure out how to make his own money by SIXTH GRADE.
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While most of our middle-school-selves would have let our dreams wither up and die, Kapelushnik is now on his way to opening up his first physical store with dreams of opening up other stores in the country’s biggest cities.