2018 MDBMSC Gala
Entrepreneur | Author | Speaker | Mentor
Gabrielle Jordan, now age 18, is the owner of Jewelz of Jordan, a luxury jewelry business, which she started at the age of 9. Gabrielle’s passion for business did not stop there. She is the co-founder of the ExCEL Youth Mentoring Institute; a youth-based online mentoring organization providing mentorship opportunities and educational resources for entrepreneurship and leadership development.
Gabrielle Jordan has taken her experience in business and her passion for inspiring others to publish the nationally recognized and #1 Amazon Bestselling book, The Making of a Young Entrepreneur: A Kids Guide to Developing the Mind-Set for Success. With nearly 10,000 copies sold, Gabrielle has been a sought-after speaker with accomplishments such as TEDx and Inbound. Gabrielle has personally engaged with over 15,000 women, business owners and youth through her appearances at major women and business conferences both nationally and internationally, as well as in schools, community events, and through the ExCEL Youth Mentoring Institute programs.
Gabrielle currently hosts The UV Effect Podcast where she and her guest share motivational advice, insightful tips and inspiring stories that help listeners define their personal and professional Unique Value.
Gabrielle Jordan has been featured on several television and radio stations as well as news and online publications such as TLC, The HARRY Show, Huffington Post and Inc. to name a few. Some of Gabrielle’s clients include Syracuse University, Columbia University, Google, United States Embassy Nassau – The Bahamas, United Way, and the Congressional Black Caucus.
Most of all, Gabrielle Jordan is a generous and service-oriented teenager who believes in lending a helping hand and heart to others. She volunteers as a Youth Ambassador for the Tigerlily Foundation, where she supports the mission of breast health, education, wellness and empowerment for girls and women. Gabrielle also volunteers her time to local non-profit organizations supporting youth so she can give back by doing what she loves – educating and empowering youth to excel beyond the expectations of others.