IL grad honors his Ghanaian roots with Tequila company
While there’s no shortage of craft beer and brew markets out of Illinois, the market for spirits was scarce when two University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign students had a vision.
The 21st was joined by one of the youngest creators of a premium liquor brand, whose idea with his best friend — through many long nights and challenges — became a successful millennial- and minority-owned company.
Founder of Jon Basíl Tequila
What started as a running joke between two friends at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has morphed into a millennial- & minority-owned premium liquor company that is changing the game of a spirits industry that has consistently lacked diversity.https://t.co/i5grqMIY1g— The TRiiBE (@TheTRiiBE) April 17, 2022
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