‘Shark Tank’ star Daymond John, DJ Spinderella and more honored for mentoring youth

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By Itoro Umontuen | on September 05, 2021

By Chloe Melas | CNN Newsource

Daymond John and DJ Spinderella were honored with The Sister Accord Leadership Award successful Cincinnati, Ohio, for their enactment mentoring young men and women. (Photos: AP and Getty)

You cognize Daymond John arsenic a powerhouse entrepreneur arsenic good arsenic a justice connected “Shark Tank” and DJ Spinderella arsenic portion of the groundbreaking pistillate rap radical Salt-N-Pepa, but down the scenes, they are engaged giving back.

The stars were honored connected Tuesday with The Sister Accord Leadership Award successful Cincinnati, Ohio, for their enactment mentoring young men and women. The non-profit organization, founded by Sonia Jackson Myles, empowers young women to eradicate bullying and violence.

“I cannot judge it is really 8 years that The Sister Accord has been doing specified astonishing enactment successful the community, and mentoring by example,” according to a video of John’s acceptance speech. “I genuinely judge successful mentorship, and I americium present due to the fact that of a people of mentors. That is what I effort to bash connected Shark Tank and successful my idiosyncratic life.”

DJ Spinderella told CNN, “I anticipation this 8th yearly Sister Accord Day serves arsenic a reminder to girls and women each implicit the satellite to pb with love, cull mean miss mentalities and observe 1 other’s achievements.”

The different grant recipients included New Edition’s Johnny Gill, Byron Cage, Janice Bryant Howroyd, Janet B. Reid, and Jim Bechtold.

Jackson Myles told CNN successful a statement, “At the Sister Accord Foundation, we judge the satellite needs love. It is our core; it is our mantra; it is our lifestyle. The fig 8 represents caller beginnings, and I americium overjoyed to people the eighth yearly Sister Accord Day, on with our bonzer database of performers, award-winners, and honorees.”

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