- Posted June 2, 2011 by
new orleans, Louisiana
John Paul DeJoria inducted into BGCA Alumni Hall of Fame
From May 18-21, 2011, Boys & Girls Clubs of
America held its National Conference in New
Orleans. Some 2,000 youth leaders, politicians
and business leaders focused on key youth
issues, including bullying, summer learning
loss, technology and kids, the high school
dropout crisis and more.
During the conference, six outstanding leaders
and former Boys & Girls Club members from
around the country were inducted into BGCA's
Alumni Hall of Fame during a special
One of the inductees was John Paul DeJoria.
From rags-to-riches, this self-made billionaire
is co-founder of John Paul Mitchell Systems
and The Patron Spirits Company. He has been
listed on the Forbes 400 Richest Americans and
The World’s Billionaires.