Sofia C, CEO of Sofia’s Pupuseria

Over the next few weeks leading up to NFTE NY Metro’s Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Semi-Finals happening June 4th, we will be profiling every student participating in YEC. Stay Tuned. Today, we are profiling Sofia C, CEO of Sofia’s Pupuseria.

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Sofia Contreras is a senior at Brooklyn International High School. She is passionate about food and cooking. Sofia came from El Salvador where cuisine is a big component of the culture. Early in life, her father taught her how to cook. She embraced cooking as a form of freedom and expression. Sofia aims to share a passion that is close to her heart with her classmates and teachers. The pupusas are homemade and handmade Salvadorian gorditas, made from corn flour, vegetables, and beans. Sofia looks forward to embarking on the discovery of pupusas and exquisite flavors from El Salvador around the table with you.

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Collin S, CEO of Shin Proz

Over the next few weeks leading up to NFTE NY Metro’s Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Semi-Finals happening June 4th, we will be profiling every student participating in YEC. Stay Tuned. Today, we are profiling Collin S, CEO of Shin Proz.

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Through his company, Shin Proz, Collin is bringing the next generation of soccer shin guards to the market. Presently available shin guards are hazardous and limit performance. Shin Proz uses advance technology to create a shin guard that is lighter than the competition and will not slip off. Through his years of playing soccer at an elite level, Collin has suffered numerous shin injuries. After months of experimenting, Collin has created a product that satisfies athletes, allowing them to have fun and perform at their best while still protecting them from injuries. Collin is currently a 10th grader at August Martin High School. In the future, he plans to study electrical engineering.

Emanuel M, CEO of Dynamic Motoring

Over the next few weeks leading up to NFTE NY Metro’s Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Semi-Finals happening June 4th, we will be profiling every student participating in YEC. Stay Tuned. Today, we are profiling Emanuel M, CEO of Dynamic Motoring.

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Emanuel aims to have a reliable car maintenance service delivered to the comfort of your own home. Dynamic Motoring will come to your house with eco-friendly tools and machinery to fix all your car woes. Emanuel’s company can provide standard car maintenance jobs such as oil changes, tune ups, and wheel alignment at an affordable price! You can trust and rely on the Dynamic Motoring team to fulfill your automobile desires. At a young age, Emanuel became a car enthusiast due to his father’s past experience as a mechanic. Emanual is currently a junior at the Business of Sports School (BOSS) in Manhattan and plans to pursue a dual degree in mechanical engineering and finance in college and hopes to use that knowledge to continue to expand his business. 

Adrian M, CEO of A&D Filing

Over the next few weeks leading up to NFTE NY Metro’s Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Semi-Finals happening June 4th, we will be profiling every student participating in YEC. Stay Tuned. Today, we are profiling Adrian M, CEO of A&D Filing.

Adrian M, CEO of A&D Filing

Adrian is currently a senior at Bronx Aerospace High School and resides in the Bronx, New York. Adrian is currently working on a startup business, A&D Filing, which will help improve the efficiency and organization of staff and teachers at public and private schools. As a student, Adrian has personally witnessed the frustration teachers and staff go through with a cluttered workspace. Adrian hopes to address this situation with his business by providing filing and other cleaning and organization services. In the future, Adrian hopes to obtain a PhD in marine Biology at Hawaii Pacific University.