Who Is Arel Moodie?
BusinessWeek said that Arel Moodie “teaches young people that anything is possible.”
Inc. Magazine called Arel Moodie a “High-Energy, Motivator” and made it on their prestigious 30 Under 30 naming him one of the country’s top young entrepreneurs, joining people like Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook.
Essence Magazine said that “Arel Moodie should be the poster boy for rags-to-riches stories…He is America’s Top Young Speaker.”
Black Enterprise Magazine named Arel Moodie as a “Tycoon Under 35”
The New York Times & USA Today recognized Arel Moode as a Top Generation Y Entrepreneur.
The prestigious St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland named Arel as one of the 100 future business leaders in the world. Arel Moodie was recognized by President Obama for his work as a young leader in America.
Arel is the bestselling author of Your Starting Point for Student Success, a book not about helping students go to college, but more importantly helping students successfully go THROUGH college to truly succeed in school and in life.
Arel grew up on welfare in the projects of Brooklyn, NY where he witnessed those around him being murdered and imprisoned. Seeing college as his “way out”, Arel took advantage of his college opportunity to the fullest. He started his first successful internet company while in college, and served as president of four different student organizations. Arel’s college named him “The Most Outstanding Graduating Senior”.
In a short period of time, Arel has already spoken to over 100,000 students in 43 states and 4 countries while still in his 20s. Arel has been featured in the #1 NY TimesBestselling book who’s got your back by Keith Ferrazzi (also author of Never Eat Alone).
In his spare time, Arel likes to dance and has performed with the Grammy Award winning R&B group 112 and at Madison Square Garden. He also loves his pug and giving high fives