Ever wondered where celebrity sneakerheads get their kicks from?
The shoes worn by your favorite stars may be coming from an unlikely dealer. Meet Benjamin Kapelushnik, aka “The Sneaker Don,” the 16-year-old dealer who supplies sneakers to high-brow clientele including DJ Khaled and Chris Brown.
The latest episode ofThe Great Big Story chronicles the wealthy teen and how he’s made more than $1 million in sneaker sales. According to Benjamin, he started collecting sneakers in 5th grade and eventually turned to reselling. Over the years, his hobby has turned into a successful business.
Benjamin is looking to open stores in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami. Remember, he’s still in high school. What’s your excuse?
Watch Benjamin’s episode of The Great Big Story up top.