- Nine Steps to Becoming Rich from the Inside Out
- Dr. Farrah Gray received the 24th Annual 100 Black Men of America, Inc. Conference Award
- Gray is a contributing author to Chicken Soup for the African-American Soul
- Named as one of the Modern History Makers
Dr. Farrah Gray’s story, though unique, is not unlike others who began with nothing more than a dream fueled by sheer determination.
“I believe my story will remind you of the kid in all of us who know no limits and believes anything – and everything – is possible”
The media buzzing about the remarkable teenager who went from public assistance to a million dollar net worth – by the age of 14!
Farrah Gray is no ordinary teenager. … he sold his first business at the age of 14 for more than a million dollars.
He invested that money in a partnership with Inner City Broadcasting, one of the most prominent African-American owned businesses in the country, and now is heading the relaunch of their signature magazine, InnerCity.
According to People magazine, Farrah is the only African-American teenager to rise from public assistance to a business mogul without being in entertainment or having a family connection.
Since his first interview at 11 years old on KVBC Channel 3, Gray has become a celebrity, featured in thousands of print, magazine, radio and television media including The NBC reality show Starting Over, 20/20,Good Morning America, ABC World News Tonight, The Montel Williams Show, Oprah & Friends, Tom Joyner Show, The Michael Baisden Show, Russ Parr, Radio One, TV One, The Tavis Smiley Show, CNBC, BET, NBC, FOX, CBS, BRAVO, PBS, NPR, Bloomberg, Ebony, Jet, Essence, Upscale, Black Enterprise, Black MBA, “O” The Oprah Magazine, Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Post. AOL Black Voices named Farrah Gray one of the Top Ten Sexiest Black CEO’s along with Kenneth Chenault, Tiger Woods and Sean “Diddy” Combs. What makes him extra attractive is the stack of accomplishments he achieved at such a young age.
He is also a syndicated columnist with the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) federation of 200 weekly newspapers reaching more than 15 million readers.
As an AOL Money Coach, Dr. Gray gives advice to millions of AOL subscribers daily on topics such as leadership, personal development, diversity, strategic planning, creativity, business development and financial management.
Dr. Gray’s honors include Keys to the Cities of Dallas, Shreveport, and Cincinnati. He has also received Proclamations from the Governors of Illinois and Nevada, the Mayors of Louisville, Kentucky, Chicago, Las Vegas, New Orleans and Wilmington, Delaware, and Clark County Nevada Commissioners. Dr. Gray’s Awards include The National Urban League Whitney M. Young Jr. Entrepreneurship Award, The Indiana Black Expo (IBE) Hoosier Lottery Entrepreneur Award, The Alabama A&M Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) Award, The Davidson College Love of Learning Lifetime Educational Achievement Award, Central State Award of Appreciation for contributions made in the area of entrepreneurship, NV Magazine Vision Award, and the American Red Cross Award of Appreciation.”
Gray became the youngest in HBCU history to receive an honorary doctorate from Allen University.