Randal Pinkett outlasted 17 other candidates to become the first African-American winner of NBC's acclaimed reality TV show The Apprentice. In addition, Pinkett owns BCT Partners, a multi-million dollar business started with several college pals while at Rutgers University. After graduating from Rutgers with a 3.9 grade point average, he went on to become a Rhodes Scholar and earn four more degrees, including a Ph.D. from MIT. Thanks to his academic savvy and his profitable campus-based business, Randal managed to graduate from college completely debt free - a rare feat for most college students.
"Randal is a business savvy scholar. He knows how to make the most of his time, which is a crucial lesson for all aspiring entrepreneurs. Randal's book is based on experience, and I would recommend it to anyone in school or out of school. He knows the ropes on both sides-and he's a great guy!" -Donald J. Trump "Few people have made better use of their college years than Randal Pinkett, who excelled at Rutgers in the classroom, on the athletic field, and in the business he launched as an undergraduate. His practical advice and inspiring ideas in Campus CEO give a new generation of student entrepreneurs a great start toward that same kind of success." -Richard L. McCormick, President, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey "It's imperative that the student entrepreneur uses all resources available to him or her. Not only does Randal Pinkett's Campus CEO identify such resources, but it also gives you key information to maintain a healthy educational and financial future." -Earl G. Graves Sr., Founder, Chairman and Publisher, Black Enterprise Magazine "Randal Pinkett's Campus CEO is an indispensable tool to help the student entrepreneur create a successful business plan for life, both in and out of school. It helps students take their passions above and beyond the four walls of formal education and into a promising future of business excellence. I highly recommend this book." -Sean Covey, Author, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens "Randal Pinkett's Campus CEO is an indispensable tool to help the student entrepreneur create a multimillion dollar business enterprise, while striking a healthy balance between work and school to also maintain good grades." -"The Three Doctors," Sampson Davis MD, Rameck Hunt MD and George Jenkins DMD, Authors of The Pact "Entrepreneurs are individualists by definition, but it always helps to find good ideas such as in this book." -Jim Rogers, Author of Adventure Capitalist "If you are in college or have entrepreneurially-minded kids who are, I encourage you to buy the book. I really enjoyed the read, and found it has both good overviews and very practical 'how to' checklists and resources." -Pam Slim, Escape from Cubicle Nation "Campus CEO is a good read for student entrepreneurs... Pinkett is the founder and CEO of a multi-million dollar consulting firm, BCT Partners, that he started as an undergraduate at Rutgers University. So the guy has the real life experience to back up his advice." -Mike Schiano, Young Money "It's going to be a good read for young entrepreneurs across the world... Read Campus CEO and learn about how successful entrepreneurs started their ventures in college and the experiences and lessons that they gained." -David Askaripour, Mind Petals blog "A great book with a timely message. Our education system produces employees- that's why The Campus CEO will create more millionaires!" -Robert Kiyosaki, Entrepreneur, Investor, Educator, and Author of Rich Dad Poor Dad "Filled with useful materials and detailed advice, Campus CEO is a thoroughly researched guide for the aspiring student entrepreneur. Chronicling his days creating several campus ventures, Randal Pinkett describes the intricacies of taking advantage of numerous resources for the student entrepreneur. Pinkett has authored an invaluable reference for students of all ages who want to start their own business without compromising their academic performance." -Carl J. Schramm, President and CEO, Kauffman Foundation; Author, The Entrepreneurial Imperative "Randal Pinkett's Campus CEO enables students to take their passion beyond the walls of formal education by turning potential into action." -Douglas E. Schallau, President, Junior Achievement of New York, Inc. "Randal Pinkett's Campus CEO helps students take their passion above and beyond the four walls of formal education." -Gabriella Morris, President of the Prudential Foundation, which sponsors the Prudential Young Entrepreneur Program "Entrepreneurship has no age limits. Randal Pinkett's Campus CEO helps the young entrepreneur get a head start along the road to a successful business." -Melanie McEvoy, President, National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), New York City