Entrepreneur | Author | Speaker | Mentor


Gabrielle Jordan, now age 17, is the owner of Jewelz of Jordan, a luxury jewelry business, which she started at the age of 9. Gabrielle’s passion for business did not stop there. She is the co-founder of the ExCEL Youth Mentoring Institute; a youth based online mentoring organization providing mentorship opportunities and educational resources for entrepreneurship and leadership development.

Gabrielle Jordan has taken her experience in business and her passion for inspiring others to publish the nationally recognized and #1 Amazon Bestselling book, The Making of a Young Entrepreneur: A Kids Guide to Developing the Mind-Set for Success which launched her platform as a sought-after speaker with accomplishment such as TEDx. Gabrielle has personally engaged with over 15,000 women, business owners and youth through her appearances at major women and business conferences both nationally and internationally, as well as in schools, community events, and through the ExCEL Youth Mentoring Institute programs.

Gabrielle currently host The UV Effect Podcast where she and her guest share motivational advice, insightful tips and inspiring stories that help listeners define their personal and professional Unique Value.

Gabrielle Jordan has been features on several television and radio stations as well as news and online publications such as TLC, The HARRY Show, Huffington Post and Inc. to name a few. Some of Gabrielle’s clients include: Syracuse University, Columbia University, Google, United States Embassy Nassau – The Bahamas, United Way, and the Congressional Black Caucus.

Most of all, Gabrielle Jordan is a generous and service-oriented teenager who believes in lending a helping hand and heart to others. She volunteers as a Youth Ambassador for the Tigerlily Foundation, where she supports the mission for breast health, education, wellness and empowerment for girls and women. Gabrielle also volunteers her time to local non-profit organizations supporting youth so she can give back by doing what she loves – educating and empowering youth to excel beyond the expectations of others.

2017 Teen Vogue 21 Under 21 

2017 Magic Johnson’s 32 Under 32 

2017 Prince George’s County Forty Under Forty

Recipient of the Key to the City of Corpus Christi, Texas

The Root 2016 Young Futurists

Philadelphia Kids Fashion Week 2016 Entrepreneurship Award

INC. 5 Entrepreneurial Kids Who Basically Won the Internet in 2015

2015 Black Girls Rock M.A.D. Girl 

2015 Nehemiah Davis Foundation Entrepreneur of the Year Award

2014 TeenBusiness Top Twenty

2014 McDonald’s 365Black Community Choice Award

2014 YESpreneur of the Year Award

2014 Maryland Black Mayors Outstanding Leader Award

Valedictorian – 2013 National CEO Leadership Institute Graduating Class

2013 Black Enterprise Teenpreneur of the Year Finalist

2013 Stiletto Women In Business Award Young Entrepreneur of the Year

2012 Greater Prince George’s Business Roundtable Outstanding CEO Award.

2012 “Everyone Can Be A Leader” Award Recipient

2012 Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist

2012 ALIVE Magazine Teenpreneur Entrepreneur of the Year

2012 She Matters Entrepreneurial Spirit Award

Participant in the 31st Annual Edition of the Aetna African American History Calendar (April 2012)

2011 EPNET Rising Star Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

2011 EPNET Young Entrepreneur Scholarship Fund Recipient

Recognized As One Of The Most Influential Community Leaders By Sharpermind Consultants 2011

2011 Certificate of Recognition by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake of the City of Baltimore, MD


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