On March 7, Jimmy John Liautaud, founder of Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches, spoke to Kellogg Executive MBA students in Miami. He shared his life story and how he started Jimmy John’s with $20,000 at age 19 and grew it to the 2,800+ unit chain of sandwich shops it has today. One of the students, Megan Lamparski, shares her perspective of Jimmy’s speech by saying, “Jimmy gave the class a two-hour journey into his life wearing his heart on his sleeve. I found Jimmy to be a dynamic speaker who kept us thirsty to learn more. He found a way to take us on his journey in his humble and genuine style, sharing both his vulnerabilities and his successes.”
Read Megan’s full article here.
Learn more about Jimmy’s life and his American Dream story here.