15 Year-Old Jaylen Bledsoe Builds IT Company Now Worth $3.5M [VIDEO]

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How many people can say they earned their first million before being old enough to drive? Jaylen Bledsoe, 15, of Gazelwood, Mo., is among the lucky few.

The high school sophomore founded his own tech company, which specializes in web design and other IT services, Bledsoe Technologies, at the ripe age of 13 years old. In just over two years the tech titan managed to expand his small business — run by two people — into a global venture worth $3.5 million, employing 150 contracted workers.

Bledsoe credits a web design class, offered as apart of his school’s gifted education program, as the foundation for his business idea. When he’s not busy running a global technology company, you can find Bledsoe partaking in more typical high school roles such as being president of the Student Council and the Parent Teacher Student Association.

In the past, the young CEO has served as the chief technology officer of St. Louis Volunteen, a local program that focuses on promoting teen

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