DeAndre was born and raised in California and lived there most of his life. He’s a serial entrepreneur and youth activist who encourages inner-city kids to explore more entrepreneurial paths. He moved to Houston, Texas because.. well it’s 10x better than California! And also to become a key member in a non-profit organization named Grind With A Purpose org. where he mentors and guides at-risk children with everyday atrocities they tend to face in and out of the classroom. He’s founded 2 e-commerce companies to date and is building his next company with a social purpose. His friends would describe him as funny, easy-going, and very passionate.