Rapid Rise-An Entrepreneurial Journey with Keynote Speaker Chris Johnson

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
University Union Hinde Auditorium
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The Center for Entrepreneurship
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Chris Johnson shares insights on his meteoric rise to success, from his ventures as a youth to his invention of the Rapid Ramen Cooker and founding of Rapid Brands after winning on Shark Tank in 2013. A standout basketball player at Florin High School and UC Davis, Johnson also founded the Chris Johnson Basketball Academy (CJBA) as a way of combining one of his passions with giving back by coaching players and teaching valuable life lessons. Through an interactive forum that blends "TED"-style and "fireside chat" formats, experience Johnson’s inspirational story and get valuable advice on how to successfully start up and grow a business from one of Sacramento’s most captivating entrepreneurs. This event is free and open to the public. Hosted by The Center for Entrepreneurship in collaboration with the MLK Business Resource Group at Sacramento State.

5:30 PM              Doors Open, Registration & Refreshments
6:00 PM              Keynote & Fireside Chat
7:30 PM              Hors d’oeuvres, Reception & Networking

To register, go to Eventbrite.com, search Rapid Rise Chris Johnson or click here. For more information, contact the Center for Entrepreneurship at ceship@csus.edu or (916) 278-5258.

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