CNN documentary series features Birmingham Business Founder

CNN’s fourth installment of its “Black in America” documentary series, which ran on Sunday, include Birmingham resident Hajj Flemings, the founder of Brand Camp University. In addition to founding the largest personal branding conference in the Midwest, Flemings is the CEO and co-founder of Gokit, an online identity platform that enables people to manage their online presence.


“To be fully immersed in that culture with eight other African-American tech start-up founders, in an environment where we left the comforts of our own homes, was really motivating,” said Flemings, 39, of the nine weeks he spent this summer in the San Francisco Bay Area where he was shooting “The New Promised Land — Silicon Valley.”

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