[Carnival Kings] J'ouvert Mike Embodies Caribbean Culture Like No Other
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

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On his impact in the community:

“We can have fun celebrating life while elevating and supporting those around us.  I am launching a website—J’ouvertMike.com—and one of my next goals is to hit 50 Carnivals in five years, while building a platform to highlight a local philanthropic organization in each [Carnival] location that people can support with their time, energy or money. The community philanthropic highlight will be titled “Carnival Cares.”

On being a BE Modern Man:

It’s about being the best me I can be. Serving as a role model, inspiring others, celebrating life and using all of the gifts bestowed upon me to help those around me live their best lives. It’s all a positive ripple effect.

On being crowned a BE Modern Man Carnival King:

“It’s humbling to receive this recognition and demonstrates that out of many we are one. Carnival is celebration of life and Caribbean culture and spreads euphoric vibes—love, laughter, music, and beauty. I just attempt to do my part in embodying those values.”

Come celebrate Caribbean culture with Black Enterprise and Queen of Soca Alison Hinds during the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge, September 3-6, 2015 at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Use code BEMM to get $150 off all conference packages!*

* Spa package not included

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