Most Inspirational Stories of 2013

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  • Homeless Man Who Returned Diamond Ring Gets a New Home
  • Boy Writes Book After Father Dies of Gun Violence
  • Rapper Nas Raises More Than $60,000 for Homeless Family
  • Jaylen Bledsoe Is a Teen Millionaire
  • Boy Wants a Family, Gets Outstanding Response
  • Mother and Son Get Ph.D.s Together
  • Father Graduates With Son from Morehouse
  • The Game Gives Back $1 Million to Everyday People
  • Homeless Student Crowdfunds His Way to Howard
  • Georgia Family Donates Canceled Wedding's Reception to Homeless

Jaylen Bledsoe Is a Teen Millionaire

Jaylen Bledsoe, of Hazelwood, Missouri, started Bledsoe Technologies when he was 13, specializing in web design and IT services. As of 2013, his company is worth $3.5 million and has grown from two to 150 employees. He does all this while remaining involved as the president of his school’s student council. (Photo: Courtesy of Jaylen Bledsoe)

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