34-year-old former homeless Black man now owns $20m trucking company

34-year-old former homeless Black man now owns $20m trucking company

- Amari Ruff, 34, has beaten his rough fate and now owns a trucking company worth $20 million dollars (GHc 110,100,000)

- As a teenager, he had to combine going to school and working to make ends meet as his family shuttled between shelters

- Ruff started his company with $300 and a Ford Ranger after quitting a company he grew to $4.5 million revenue

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Amari Ruff, a 34-year-old man, has beaten the challenging fate that made him once homeless. He had a rough time growing up as he had to strike a balance between school and work as he coped with homelessness.

According to WASBST, Amari owns a multi-million-dollar trucking company that serves as a link between entrepreneurs and known companies like Walmart and the UPS.

His father left him and his mother with two other siblings as they had to weather through their challenges all by themselves.

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Amari Ruff started his company with just $300. Photo credit: WASBST/Getty Images

Amari Ruff started his company with just $300. Photo credit: WASBST/Getty Images
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Most times, the successful businessman had to commute long hours to school and work. In his journey towards greatness, he once worked with a company that he helped to staggering revenue base of $4.5 million (N1,626,754,500).

In 2010, Amari took the biggest step of his life as he started a telecommunications outfit with just paltry $300 (N108,450) and a Ford Ranger.

He built the company to 200 trucks, which has branches in five different US locations. His telecommunications business and trucking business work together to serve as significant connectors between entrepreneurs and their targets.

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Jalen Uboh, a 23-year-old entrepreneur based in Atlanta, has a fleet of trucks which include a 4 semi-tractor trailers.

The young entrepreneur uses the fleet for his multi-million dollar company called All American Freight, a company whose parent organisation is Jalen Uboh Enterprises.

Uboh has had experience in the healthcare, real estate and various construction industries. It was reported that Uboh acquired his new trucks without any debt.

In other stories, Elvis Tefe, a 16-year-old Junior High School (JHS) graduate who got admitted to Adisadel College after he shared his challenge in securing placement in a senior high school is already fraternising with other ''santaclausian''.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Elvis gained media traction when he granted an interview regarding uncertainties associated with the placement of Junior High School (JHS) graduates in Senior High School (SHS).

After graduating from the Budumburam DA Basic School, Tefe gained admission to Adisadel College to study Visual Arts following reports about his plight.

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