US Reporter has chosen 30 outstanding individuals who are revolutionizing the industries that each of them are operating on. From artists, entrepreneurs, motivational speakers to actresses, the list gives us a peek on what they have contributed to society. Some of them are start-ups, and some of them have been thriving much for many years. No matter their timeline, it is astounding that they have attained such virtuoso, even when they are still under 30.
1. Kylie Jenner
Kylie Jenner built her cosmetic empire at a young age. With an estimated net worth of $900million, Kylie is a woman who is looked up by many. Apart from being an entrepreneur, she is very popular for her modeling career and for starting the reality show Keeping Up With The Kardashians that aired in 2007. She is the founder and owner of Kylie Cosmetics that continues to dominate the global industry and demand for beauty products.
2. Travis Scott
Travis Scott’s music is dominating the world. He is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer who climbed the ladder of success with songs that move. Travis is the genius behind masterpieces like Oh My/Dis Side, Sicko Mode, Antidote, Goosebumps, to mention a few. His album, Astroworld, received awards and nominations from bodies including Teen Choice Awards, BET Awards, and Billboard Awards. He recently dropped the song The Plan, which is expected to appear in top charts and be on the radio for many weeks.
3. Luan Becerra
Luan is a Brazilian-American surfer, and a serial entrepreneur, building three companies even in his 20s. Luan was raised on the North Shore of Kaua’i in Hawai’i. One of his latest ventures is ProSession, the most inspiring sports media and lifestyle brand on Earth. Luan thrives in creatively envisioning innovative companies, and he is enthusiastic about leveraging the ‘flow state’ to develop new and inspirational content and ideas.
His main passions are sports, outdoor adventures, film, culture, and moments that spark joy. And above all, Luan desires to make a positive impact by contributing to a better planet, so our current and future generations can enjoy a high quality of life.
4. Piper Landon
Piper Landon does it all. She is a singer, performer, and influencer who grew up in a small Kansas town and the daughter of an inspirational top-ten recording artist. Piper was always drawn to music. At 15, she recorded her first album and played ‘cKenzi’ on the sitcom iShine Knect.
She has since been featured on numerous TV shows, movies, podcasts, and blogs and performed extensively throughout the United States. Amassing more than 120k followers on Instagram, she is now a full-time influencer, songwriter, and recording artist. She consistently travels, creating music and beautiful photos to share with her fans wherever she goes.
5. Tessila Faith
This kind-hearted intuitive medium launched Journey to Yahweh a few years ago. She intended to guide as many lives as possible by helping them heal and correct the direction in their lives. Tessila also wanted to impart positivity to people as they continue to thrive in a world filled with hopelessness.
Before launching her advocacy, Tessila enlisted in the US Marines at the age of seventeen. While in Virginia, she was assigned to an aviation unit, HMX-1, which directly supports the White House. At present, Tessila is still in aviation, working with a Helicopter EMS company located in Nashville, Tennessee.
While she loves her job, she is also passionate about helping others through motivationally speaking, belief block healing, and just everyday guidance. To get a headstart, download her book “I am My Chakras” through Amazon, and see what you can learn. Perhaps along the way, you will find peace through what she teaches.
As she likes to say : “You are loved.”
6. Waneta Jaikarran
Waneta Jaikarran is a 24-year-old Compliance Specialist who works directly with the CEO and executives at E1 Asset Management. After spending years networking and attending conferences, she knows what truly drives conversions among millennials when it comes to the stock market. “It’s how well you connect with people you’re trying to help and convey your feedback.”
E1 Asset Management is a full-service brokerage firm, serving investors for over 20 years committing to individual and business investor’s success, as the firm has no market holdings of its own. In addition to her extensive background, Waneta enjoys learning about algorithmic trading and finance models with python, R, and Stata and volunteers at a Hospice in her spare time.
7. Jacob Gland
Jacob Gland is a motivational speaker, mental health advocate, life coach, and a suicide survivor. Everything changed for Jacob when he survived a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His PTSD Service Dog, Liberty, accompanies him. Hailing from Pennsylvania, Jacob and Liberty are on a mission to touch lives all across the country. Their goal is to inspire, educate, bring hope, and break the stigma on Mental Health. Liberty and Jacob are quite the dynamic duo and can’t wait to meet anyone. They always end their videos with this message: “You matter. You are Worth it. You are beautiful. We believe in you. And if no one told you today: we love you!”
8. Celai West
TheChattyChick was inspired and created by Celai West, at the age of seven, who loved to talk, but most importantly, a girl who LOVES her big hair. There was a time when little brown girls hated the color of their skin and the kinks in their hair, but this little girl is “different.” From her bold and unique fashion sense, her big hair and her love and acceptance for what God has blessed her with, we think she is the perfect catalyst to help forge this much-needed change.
9. James Peteet
James Peteet is a 27-year-old native of Prince George’s County Maryland and creator of the CoupleUp card game. He is a graduate of Delaware State University, and he aspires to create his path to financial freedom and create something that will help couples build healthy relationships through questions and deep conversation. His CoupleUp card game has been featured on The Breakfast Club and many other media outlets. James loves spending his spare time working with underprivileged youth and giving back to his community in the form of mentorship.
10. Emilio Dominguez
Emilio is a family-man, serial entrepreneur, and US Air Force veteran. He started his first business at 12 years old. Since then, Emilio has made money in the stock market, started a tech services company, and dominated the South Florida beverage and hospitality industries. His most recent venture is a now award-winning Café he owns and operates with his wife Jimena, called The Modern Rose. In the last year, they’ve tripled the company’s value, and expansion plans are already in place. He subscribes to a high-risk, high-reward lifestyle and learns something from everyone.
11. Shaina Denny
Shaina is the co-founder and CEO of DogDrop—venture-backed (Science-Inc, Muse Capital, Leap Ventures), a female-founded start-up building the next generation of dog care. Shaina lived and worked in China for over three years before returning to the US to get involved in the growing LA tech scene.
She has her Masters of International Business and is a co-instructor and guest lecturer at Whittier College. She’s passionate about international business, lifelong learning, and her miniature dachshund, Poppy.
12. Attila Toth Bathori
Attila Toth Bathori is a Hungarian-American entrepreneur and marketing specialist born in Hungary. He moved to Los Angeles 10 years ago. Attila gravitated to creativity, sales, and marketing from an early age, and his interest in it was proven with a marketing Ph.D. later on. Because of his creative and innovative new marketing formulas, he soon got asked to work with well-known entertainment professionals. Based on the success he achieved in the industry, he founded his company “StarrLive – The Marketing Agency” in 2012, and he continues his journey with celebrity marketing since then.
13. Mukund Komanduri
Mukund Komanduri is an Indian American entrepreneur born in Mumbai, India. Adopted at one, his parents brought him overseas to live a modest life in Oklahoma. When he turned eighteen, he got accepted into Musicians Institute Los Angeles and started an entertainment company. Mukund noticed that his artists were always drinking giant cups of coffee in their sessions. He asked them how much they spend on coffee and was appalled by the money they waste. Then, he decided to merge coffee and entertainment to create a service that doesn’t need a physical store while delivering quality coffee to customers and bring the whole coffee shop experience right to their home.
14. Anthony Hyland
In the early years, Anthony Hyland sought to combat life’s trials and tribulations with the only outlet he knew, which was poetry. Anthony Hyland, a Pennsylvania native, holds a BA in Mass Communications from Voorhees College, and a Certificate of Completion from Harvard Business School Online for Entrepreneurship Essentials.
Anthony seeks to motivate and educate the young minds of his beloved institution. This young man firmly believes that service is a duty, not an obligation.
Anthony is the author of The Purpose of Power. He is living in Honolulu, with his wife Natasha, sons Caleb and Cairo, and daughter Kylie. And he currently upholds the duties and responsibilities of a United States Naval Sailor. His life goal is to become a world-renowned Empowerment Speaker through encouragement & uplifting his fellow peers. Anthony truly believes that “Pacification is never an adequate substitute for Honesty.”
15. Nicole Rokita
Nicole Rokita is an internationally-published model and the proud owner of niKETO Restaurant in Hollywood, the first all keto-friendly restaurant in California. The restaurant serves low carb, gluten-free versions of people’s classic food favorites from pizzas and burgers to desserts. Her passion is bringing delicious food to people’s tables, which is surprisingly healthy as well! Having embraced the keto lifestyle over five years ago, she seeks to inspire others to join her on a journey that has been life-changing for her health.
“The concept of niKETO was influenced by the ketogenic diet, but the key to success for niKETO is much simpler: the goal is to create awareness about the positive effects that a low carb diet has on both your mind and your body.”
Nicole is currently expanding niKETO into an entire restaurant group, which will operate several restaurants of varying cuisines but with the same mission: to keep the carbs low and the meals keto-friendly.
16. Tyler Bray
Tyler Bray’s entrepreneurial journey started when he was 14, flipping trailer parts online. At 22, he is a successful entrepreneur with multiple businesses in the online retail, distribution, and manufacturing sector totaling over 8 figures in revenue annually. Each business start-up and acquisition uniquely supplement one another. Tyler’s first and largest business, TK Trailer Parts, an online retail, and wholesale trailer parts distribution company, has been consecutively awarded the “Inc. 5000” fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. He is one of the youngest recipients for such an award. Tyler emphasizes empathy, positivity and innovation within his companies.
17. Casey Adams
Casey Adams is the Founder of PodSwipe, and the host of the business podcast “Rise of The Young.” When Casey Adams was 15 years old he was diagnosed with interspinous ligament damage and was in a neck brace for six months. Casey took his negative situation and became obsessed with personal development and social media marketing. Since then, Casey has interviewed world-class individuals such as the broadcasting legend Larry King, the owner of the National Basketball Association’s Houston Rockets Tilman J. Fertitta, Billionaire founder of Shutterstock Jon Oringer, record executive Rick Ross, author Robert Greene, former FBI hostage negotiator Christopher Voss, Maye Musk, and many other notable figures. Casey is also a partner in MOTI Chat, a peer to peer consulting app that allows consultants to get paid per minute for their services without haggling or invoicing.
Learn about PodSwipe: www.PodSwipe.com
18. Dillon Kivo
Dillon Kivo is an American entrepreneur, Amazon best-selling author, keynote speaker, and prominent media tycoon and thought leaders who started the global digital media platform, Kivo Daily Magazine. He is the CEO and Founder of Authority Titans, helping executives and business owners find their competitive edge and help them dominate the digital space by sharing unique and impactful stories through public relations, advertising, and social media marketing.
For years, he has worked with up-and-coming entrepreneurs, successful business moguls, top artists like Ice Cube, athletes like Ryan Sheckler, and the NBA and NFL players to elevate their authority and establish their digital footprint, and position them for success.
Kivo and his work have since been featured by Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur, Huffington Post, and other world-renowned publications. Because of his hand in many prominent people’s success, he is advising some of the most iconic Fortune 500 companies, celebrities, non-profit organizations, and executives.
19. Kenneth Dennis
Kenneth Dennis is an entrepreneur and marketing expert. He has grown and built a 7 figure company through his marketing and business acumen and is the owner of the Tax Reduction Company Inc. His company has helped thousands of business owners save thousands on taxes. He is an expert in direct response marketing and sales strategies, helping turn leads into clients at scale.
20. Raven Magwood
Raven Magwood’s calling to impact the lives of people began when she was still 12 years old. After authoring her first book at the time, she was invited as a keynote speaker in Charlotte. That was when she decided that life had a bigger plan for her. Now an author of several books, a highly sought-after motivational speaker, and an entrepreneur, Raven is living a life of commitment and success. The national gymnastic champion-turned-influencer continues to speak at events and volunteer in noble causes to inspire change and the youth.
21. Charles Green III
Have you ever seen someone struggle to launch a business, and didn’t understand why their delivery wasn’t translating into dollars? This bright entrepreneur finds aspiring business owners who seek structure to develop systems, creating an online presence, find winning products, and establish brand positioning online. Companies often struggle when they don’t lead with value & tell compelling stories. ProdbyPack solves this by A&R’ing companies through proven systems that increase bottom lines. ProdbyPack’s unique transition from exclusively producing music artists to producing businesses offers cutting edge deliverables, including soundtracks and aesthetics that attract quality leads to brands on social media.
22. Tarmim Khan
Empathy Queen™, founded by Emotional Intelligence Coach, Tarmim Khan, is the first American-Bengali Muslim Woman and Mental-Health Professional who has successfully transformed her messes into messages through Emotional Intelligence and now dedicates her life uplifting and inspiring others – only at the age of 26! Khan utilizes her experiences of being a Therapist and Counselor providing businesses with Emotional Intelligence Training to cultivate a healthy work environment leading to exceeding business goals. Khan also provides 1-on-1 coaching sessions via Zoom to learn, develop, and master emotional intelligence to achieve happiness, success in relationships, and life.
Born as an empath, Tarmim dedicated herself to serving others from a young age and has therefore been featured in news outlets such as ABC7, Chicago Tribune, New York Times, and more. Khan has generated an organic audience of over 5,000 via social media, closing numerous clients in a short span of time. Furthermore, her business has been featured in multiple publications just within LESS THAN six months of starting her business. She currently has clients both nationally and internationally!
Voiceveray is an independent gospel artist from Columbus, Ohio, who has a very distinctive sound like no other. The young disciple rising with followers totaling over 25,000 supporters across all social media. He’s seen on ABC, LA Wire, New York Weekly, Chicago Journal, E Monthly News, and more. He’s only at the young age of 24 and the CEO of his label called Voices Choices Studios. This luxury brand provides audio engineering, mixing, and mastering services for gospel artists alike needing “Premium Quality Sound.” This powerhouse also features merchandise from face masks, which he had dozens of orders that sold out in the first three days! Since then, he’s added hats, shirts, and joggers to the collection! Check out his most recent project called Tales of Mother. The project was made in honor of his mother passing away and was released last May on Mother’s Day. Voiceveray wrote, engineered, mixed, and mastered this whole project himself.
Social media links: Voiceveray
24. Divinity Ray
Divinity Ray is an award-winning hair artist known for their bold and courageous vivid color designs and larger-than-life personality. Divinity specializes in transformations, precision haircuts, balayage, and blonding techniques. Divinity creates a unique and original vision. Every new client is seen as a blank canvas and no two people ever leave with the same style.
As a traveling hair artist, Divinity curates a luxury home salon experience fit for a celebrity. Working with only cruelty-free products, while bringing in half a decade’s worth of knowledge, clients often refer to time with Divinity as being “spiritual” and “sacred” as they have memorable healing touch.
Outside of hair, Divinity Ray has collaborated with big brands such as Burt’s Bees and Crocs. They are represented by The Driven Agency, LA. Divinity is able to provide an expansive reach for brands looking to diversify their portfolio. Divinity is a fierce advocate for mental health and the LGBTQ+ community and uses their platform to advocate and inspire others.
Facebook: Divinity Ray
25. Lanetra King
Lanetra King is a senior publicist, director of communications, and owner of IndieKater PR, a five-star public relations firm. She has been a trailblazer in helping industry experts, and influential brands build a reputable public image and increase their credibility through publicity.
Lanetra has over a decade of experience securing numerous media opportunities, including CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, NY Weekly, Yahoo, and more. She’s also made monumental strides with major networks like BET, MTV and TV One in brand partnerships, events, award shows, and movie premieres. Traveling the country from coast to coast, Lanetra has made connections with some of the nation’s top entertainers and business executives.
Before becoming a full-time entrepreneur, she kicked off her career working her talents for nonprofits like the Ministry of Hope in Malawi, Africa, corporations like Sears and Verizon Wireless, and agencies like Post No Bills with notable clients such as TNT and ESPN.
Facebook: IndieKater PR
26. Jessie Goldenberg
“One thing I’ve learned is that your 20s are a time to take and embrace risks,” says Jessie Goldenberg. As a successful entrepreneur and Founder of Nomad, Jessie serves as a living testament that living in the 20s is the prime time to take the leap and pursue one’s passion. Nomad is a mobile fashion retailer hitting the streets of NYC since 2013. Before founding her own company, she landed a job at CBS. Now, Jessie is riding the waves of success with the fashion boutique she once dreamed about.
27. Sam Crowther
Sam Crowther founded Aussie-based Kasada years after he got out of high school. Before Kasada, Sam worked as a security consultant for Macquarie Group. He eventually decided to resign from his post and created his cybersecurity start-up that has immensely grown over the years.
Kasada was made to protect web pages and online services from data scraping, click fraud, and other automated bot attacks. Sam revealed that a US expansion is underway after securing a $2.5million capital investment from Reinventure VC and Our Innovation.
28. Blake Garrett
“I sit there some nights looking at the computer, thinking, ‘how can I make things better?’” This thought started Blake Garrett’s eventual success. He is the creator of School Bytes, widely-used school administration software. Blake created the software when he was 17 after overhearing the office staff of his campus complaining about their office administration’s lousy system.
At the latest, School Bytes is being used by more than 180 NSW government schools, and only 15 were using it a year before it. “Technology is always changing, so it’s really exciting.”
29. Cam Greenwood
At 18, Cam Greenwood founded Monsta Surf, a surf brand that signaled his entrepreneurial success. The company he has founded aims to become one of the most popular clothing brands while generating funds for greater purposes like water infiltration delivery to several countries. Monsta Surf connects with customers on a deeper level, starting discussions about passion, ideas, and life’s purpose. The brand has now penetrated to more than 40 nations across the world.
30. Gen George
Gen George is a serial entrepreneur – a woman challenging the status quo in the entrepreneurial world. Her name appears in several Under 30 lists for many publications.
Founding and running several companies like Skilld, OneShift, and now, tamme, George is impacting the community on a whole other level. She also runs Like-Minded Bitches Drinking Wine with her close friend, Jane Lu. According to her, it should always be the mindset of an entrepreneur to “learn as we go.”
LinkedIn: Gen George