He's Only 17 and Runs His Own Business

He's Only 17 and Runs His Own Business

This Weeks Retique It® Rockstar Will Amaze You. 


Jaylen Wilson of Salvage Boyz 


Jaylen Wilson of Salvage Boyz

 Jaylen just celebrated his 17th birthday, but he's been running his own vintage salvage and upcycle store  in downtown Hampton, VA since he was only 12 years old!  He was inspired to do his part in saving the planet by upcycling and repurposing discarded vintage furniture and more.  In addition to his own creations, he carries salvaged furniture and other items for other crafters and furniture flippers.  He offers classes and carries a full line of Retique It® products.  His proud "Momanager" Shari, helps on the backend, but she says that she is merely in the background and it is truly Jaylen who  owns and runs the business.  She jokes that she's even been fired a time or two. We just can't wait for you to meet Rockstar Jaylen.  Be sure not to miss the video about Jaylen below.   

 A Peek Inside of Salvage Boyz


Some Finished Pieces by Jaylen

Jaylen, I think it's safe to say that you are an inspiration to everyone.  Your story is so amazing.  It's not everyday you find a young man who understands how how important recycling and reusing is to our planet,  We love that you can see and create a real treasure from something that someone else was going to throw away.  Mostly we are blown away that you took it another step further to make an awesome business for yourself at such a young age.  You are incredible and a true Retique It® Rockstar. 

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