Two Selma High students shine at MJ 93-90 Foundation
Two Selma High seniors won cash prizes at the MJ 93-90 Foundation’s Youth Empowerment Summit.
The event was held Feb. 1-2 at Wallace Community College-Selma and hosted by Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Michael Johnson, a former Dallas County High School graduate in 2005.
Kamau Little won $7,000 for Highway 80 Productions. Lakira Fails was awarded $3,000 for Luxurious Lengths. Both students own their respective businesses.
Little and Fails participated in a Shark Tank-style competition. Several students in Dallas County competed in the event with the purpose to bolster entrepreneurship and help them jumpstart their business endeavors.
The two-day event also had a social justice panel, which Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson, Dallas County District Court Judge Bob Armstrong, State Rep. Prince Chestnut and Dallas County Sheriff Mike Granthum participated.