We had the good fortune of connecting with Keoni Ching and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Keoni, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?
I thought I could do something nice for others for kindness week at my school, but then I thought if I kept selling keychains I could keep doing kind things.
Please tell us more about your work. We’d love to hear what sets you apart from others, what you are most proud of or excited about. How did you get to where you are today professionally. Was it easy? If not, how did you overcome the challenges? What are the lessons you’ve learned along the way. What do you want the world to know about you or your brand and story?
I am most excited and proud to be kind and help others. It’s hard sometimes, but I love making people smile. There are a lot of people that helped and gave me support and that made me want to be kind even more. I want the world to know that you should not be mean to people if they don’t have what you do. Be kind even if it’s just a little thing.
If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
We would play video games and eat sushi or something they like.
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
My little brother Kaleo for helping me so much. Mrs. Dimurro for working so hard to spread kindness and starting Kindness Week and Mr. Howard for letting her do it.
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