California’s Jalen Bailey made headlines for starting his very own bakery just to raise money for his home.
Young Jalen decided to take matters into his own hands to create a better life for he and his mother, Sharhonda Mahan. The 8-year-old entrepreneur took up baking goods to sell in his Fresno neighborhood to buy a house that they “can be happy in.”
Sharhonda admitted to KFSN, “It was a little overwhelming because it was something that I couldn’t do for him.”
While Jalen’s “go get ’em” attitude impressed his mother, it also grabbed the attention of local business professionals. One, in particular, who donated a used oven just so Jalen will have the proper resources to continue his baking business venture.
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