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Hezekiah Griggs III  

America’s Youngest Media Mogul

Hezekiah Griggs III has been called “America’s Youngest Media Mogul.” His name means, “He who God has Strengthened,” and at 22, his collective work in the world clearly exhibits the power of a name.

Described as a “wunderkind,” Griggs started his first business at the age of seven. As a teenager, Griggs distinguished himself as one of the most successful young entrepreneurs in the world, and began consulting with Fortune 500 companies on their marketing, banking, and media relations with the billion-dollar teen consumer market.

Griggs founded HG3 Media in 2003, where he successfully published and operated magazines and media products geared towards teens. The company now operates as a consultative marketing firm, leveraging Griggs’ experience and success in youth marketing to help other organizations strategically manage their images and brands.

Currently, Griggs is the Managing Partner and CEO of H360 Capital. An early-stage venture capital firm, H360 Capital invests in technology start-ups with market-disrupting ideas. As a part of his role, Griggs is responsible for aligning the company, internally and externally, with the strategic vision of the firm; facilitate partnerships and deals for the firm, and guide the partners towards the central objective(s) of the firm and its administrative and operational activities. Additionally, he serves on all investment committees; provides general guidance on deals, and works to advance the investor and entrepreneur engagement policies of the firm.

Griggs is also the Chairman of ADjute, an innovative web start-up that specializes in entrepreneur and small business solutions.

Hezekiah Griggs III’s inspirational journey from poverty to prosperity is a timeless example of empowerment for all who dare to dream. Born into poverty, Griggs’s story is not unlike that of many young people in America today. In the face of adversity, Griggs rose above his circumstances and continues to demonstrate that his talent, drive, and ambition will lead to success after success. His name is synonymous “Character-Driven Success,” and his faith and passion have fostered a myriad of business ventures, organizations, and community outreach initiatives that have impacted the lives of countless youth throughout the world.

Among his many responsibilities, Griggs serves as the Chairman of several organizations, including; the Hezekiah Griggs III (HG3) Foundation, the Initiative for Innovative Leadership & Entrepreneurship, HG3 University, Youth in Business Development Program (YBDP), and the YBDP National Forum. He is also an active member of several other regional and national nonprofit organizations.

The recipient of more than 300 awards, Griggs was most recently honored as a “Legend in the Making” at the 55th Anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. FIU, Optimists International, AME Churches, and the NAACP are among the many organizations that have celebrated and honored Griggs’ business and philanthropic initiatives.

Hezekiah Griggs, III’s image, brands, products and service offerings embody today’s savvy, smart, witty, wired, and creative youth. An authentic voice and inspiring role model for this generation, Griggs quite simply, is a “legend in the making.”

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