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On this episode of Turning Pro, Omar welcomes Entrepreneur, YouTuber, modern hustler Justin Escalona.
Justin is the CEO and founder of streetwear brand 1340 Collective. The 23-year-old has been featured in Forbes and Entrepreneur magazine and many other publications for his fashion line. Justin shares how his first apparel drop ranked in over $20k in the first week.
Justin shares his story of creating the brand, how the name originated, and how his network he had built from his YouTube Channel/Series “Daily Docs” played a major role in the hype.
Justin goes into detail on how he began shooting photography in clubs at the age of 14 and his philosophy of being creative. He gives great tips on getting started with any creative venture and lastly, he gives a shout out to the legend that influenced him to start, Casey Neistat.
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