I believe certain things are in our DNA, especially what we were destined to do. I grew up in Woodbridge, New Jersey where I was basically born with a baseball in my hand. Here is a picture to prove it. At the age of 5, I went to kindergarten with an NFL lunchbox and when the teacher said to bring in a photo of someone we loved, I brought in a 1982 Danny White Topps football card. Around this age, my Dad also took me to NY Yankees, NY Mets and NJ Devils games and if the game ran too late, I even got to miss school the next day. Sports became a huge influence in my life. I started collecting baseball cards, NFL Huddle dolls, bobble heads, game programs, posters, sticker books, vintage shirts, mini helmets and anything sports related. My entire room turned into a sports shrine, and pretty much remains the same today. My first entrepreneurial experiences happened around 8 years old when I had a paper route in Woodbridge, NJ, shoveled snow for neighbors in the winter, raked leaves in the fall and went door to door singing Christmas Carols during the Holidays. I also played … Continue reading