Jermaine Griggs is the founder/CEO of Hear and Play; the 27 years old started hear and play with only $70.
Jermaine is a minister, musician, entrepreneur and public speaker.
Jermaine started his entrepreneurial journey as a 10 years old going from door to door selling products for kids through Olympia, At 12 years old he was selling Avon, cosmetics and perfumes and also sold prepaid legal services while still running his own stationary company.
At age 15, he started giving piano lessons for $10 per lesson as Music was his passion, he could play the piano by ear (without reading notes)
At 16 he launched shop2x.com
In 2000, he borrowed $70 from his mother and registered the domain name HearandPlay.com
From 2000-2001, he made $200-$500 per month from his website, selling each book at $55-$60.
While in college, he began studying internet marketing because he knew there was a need, A demand for his book and he only needs to get people to know about him, his products.
After Learning about about internet marketing, he finally re-launched his website in 2002, at the end of that month he made $8000, by the end of the year he made almost $200,000
By 2004, they were making $45,000 a month and launched the second product and now he is a millionaire.
Hear and Play currently has over 2 million aspiring musicians downloading the online lessons every year and over 200,000 loyal students receiving his regular newsletters.
He is a graduate of University of California, Irvine, and currently resides in Orange County.