Entrepreneurs are a rare breed. Becoming a successful entrepreneur and achieving a millionaire’s status isn’t easy. It takes a heterogeneous mix of self-discipline, determination, competitiveness, and tolerance to start a business and see it through success.
However, there is one individual who gave up on his passion for football for the sake of his business has been able to acquire a net worth of $2.1M. It is something many business owners dream of achieving, but this passionate individual achieved it after changing his direction mid-life. Mazayah Legend Andrews’ a Floridian, caught the attention of many struggling entrepreneurs. Given his current net worth, he proved that he was meant for this industry.
Taking risks and pursuing passions is something that people are always encouraged to do. Motivational speakers always stress upon the importance of being ‘bold.’ Mazayah Legend Andrews is one of those individuals who took a risk that not many people have the strength to take. He gave up on his successful football career to make a name in the world as an entrepreneur.
Born on October 14, 1984, Mazayah Legend Andrews opened his eyes in Boynton Beach to Cynthia Barber and Marvin Andrews. He was a student at Sacramento City College. He went to Florida Atlantic University (FAU) from where he majored in Psychology.
Entrepreneurs are known for believing in themselves when no one else does, and that’s exactly how Vakarui Paris, a unique limited-edition shoe brand, was established. Every successful entrepreneur who ever lived started with nothing more than an idea. Even after sleeping in a $20-30 hotel in Florida with his mother, Mazayah never lost sight of his goals and what he wanted to achieve. All he needed was an opportunity to prove himself and to the world what he was capable of. Finally, he got a chance to pitch in the idea of Vakarui Paris to the director of Stonecrest mall, and the rest is history.
Who would have thought that a 35-year-old American footballer would leave a life of comfort and luxury in pursuit of his dreams? Mazayah not only changed his career midlife, but he also succeeded in it. The former football player spent his childhood with people like Tiki Barber, former New York Giants running back and Ronde Barber, Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback. Growing up among a family of sportspeople, specifically football, Mazayah fell in love with the sport and joined the football team in high school.
Mazayah is a self-made millionaire with high ambitions, strong will to take risks, and the persistence to make his dreams come true. Even as a footballer, he was passionate and relentless in his mission to succeed and win against all the odds. Football was his passion, and he deeply admired the sport, but setting up his own company was also something he always dreamt of doing.
He established Vakarui Paris Collection in 2015 with its headquarters in Hallandale. The shoes available at this company are hand-crafted in Italy. His startup acquired worldwide acknowledgment, and Mazayah became an inspiration for many aspiring entrepreneurs. Today, he runs his business runs through social media, and two branches – one at Stonecrest mall and another opposite to the Lenox mall in Atlanta.
The brand was also featured in two high-profile fashion shows that took place in Atlanta and Miami. Five years ago, Vakarui Paris Collection, started with just two models, and today, some of the biggest celebrities and pop-culture icons in the world are connected with the brand.
He authored the book, “Entrepreneurship – Should You Take the Plunge?” to help everyone learn the secrets of success. His attempt to help everyone has proven to be quite successful as people across the globe have earned valuable insights from his book.
Mazayah Legend Andrews has a net worth of $2.1M. His journey is an inspiration for millions around the world. He single-handedly showed everyone that despite the awful odds, how important it is to keep believing in yourself. There are thousands of people who have the potential to make a mark in the corporate world, but the stereotypical mindset of people makes them reluctant.
In the words of the great Shakespeare, every person has some level of greatness to them. While most of the people are privileged enough, they skip the struggle part and are lucky enough to be landed with a great job, a good life, following their passions, and a good family.