12-Year-Old Black Entrepreneur Awarded $25K Grant from Mayor of Tempe, Arizona




It's a story that embodies the power of entrepreneurship and the spirit of hard work. Twelve-year-old King Mauni, CEO of We Kingz Bro, is an inspirational apparel brand that empowers young men of color to build a life and future they are proud of. He received a $25,000 grant from the City of Tempe, Arizona for BIPOC micro-manufacturers to support business incubators and youth entrepreneurship and manufacturing.

He launched We Kingz Bro in 2022 to share creativity and a bold mission with the world; his affiliate program is designed to inspire entrepreneurship and opportunities for other young men to break the cycle of poverty.

Kingz Bro manufactures a tailored line of t-shirts, hoodies and jackets for young men with a focus on being friendly, diverse and impactful.