At first glance, LeiLei Secor is like any other second-year at the University of Virginia. But behind the scenes, she’s a jewelry entrepreneur who has grossed over $100,000 profit in just three years through her Etsy store, Designed By Lei. In our interview with LeiLei, she revealed the stresses of being a student-entrepreneur and walked us through how she creates her most popular pieces by hand. LeiLei’s persistent determination and humility make her a pioneer on Grounds – and neither she nor her lucrative business are stopping anytime soon.
Check out LeiLei’s site at http://www.designedbylei.com/.
Speakers: LeiLei Secor
Producers: Nate Wolf, Alex D’Elia, Brian Mitchell
Music: “Sleepless” by Flume