Oprah has over 2.3 million followers on social networking service Twitter. Steve Jobs? Zero. And yet, in a recent poll by youth organization Junior Achievement, the Apple CEO topped the talk show maven by a hefty margin as the entrepreneur that teens most admired.
It makes perfect sense, really. I mean, sure, Oprah once gave her entire studio audience free cars, but Steve Jobs has given the whole world the iPod and iPhone. I mean, granted, they have to pay for them, but come on--that's what entrepreneurship is really about, right?
The survey, given to U.S. kids from ages 12 through 17, provided a list of entrepreneurs and asked the kids to pick which one they most admired. In addition to out-talking Oprah, Jobs also out-skateboarded Tony Hawk, out-socialized Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, and out, uh, duoed both Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.
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