Even in his youth, celeb event promoter Jacob York preferred to build businesses

In an exclusive Q&A with Rene Ward, popular celebrity event promoter and serial entrepreneur Jacob York shares how work in his youth shaped his innate drive to build businesses.

York is the founder and CEO of Jacob York Presents (JYP), a celebrity-driven events and marketing company which produces an endless array of events for Jay Z, Lil Wayne, T.I. Kim Kardashian, Diddy, Snoop Dogg , Jamie Fox, Jermaine Dupri, Ja Rule, Nelly, and LeBron James to name a few.

Hes also the founder and CEO of Electric Republic, a full service media entertainment company responsible for the production and release of the critically-acclaimed 2015 movie, Brotherly Love starring Keke Palmer, Cory