Teenage Entrepreneur Raises Over $17,000 For Lawn Care Dream Business

Photo by @deonshotme via Instagram
Cleveland high schooler Daron Taylor is a teenage entrepreneur with some serious #businessgoals.

A local Cleveland high schooler is proving that you're never to young to work hard and make your goals a reality.

Ninth grader Daron Taylor has already made a name for himself in his neighborhood with a budding lawn care service and now he's looking to take his rising business to the next level.  

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The ambitious teen and his younger brother recently gained some traction on social media when his neighbor and professional photographer Deon shared a video of Daron explaining how he hand-made an attachment for his bicycle to make it easier for him to transport his lawnmower and other items they use to tend to the lawns of their clients. "Well, I like cutting grass, but then I have yards that [are] way too far," he said in the video clip. "I don't like walking to push the lawnmower and weed whacker so, I saved up enough money to buy this bike right here and I bought a couple of pieces of wood and that's how I made the trailer and the hitch."

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Daron went on to elaborate about how he gets his work done before handing Deon one of his business cards. 

See the inspiring exchange in the clip below.

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The video has since been making rounds on social media, which led Daron to launch an Instagram page for his business with a little encouragement from Deon. 

The young entrepreneur also started a GoFundMe page for those looking to support his goal of raising $25,000 to put towards what he hopes will become "the world's largest lawn care service." In just four short days, the brothers have received over $17,000 in donations.

Kudos to these young men for getting a head start on pursuing their goals.

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