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‘Skntones’ teaches Brooklyn Center students business skills

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Owners of a creative agency that has worked with big, national brands are now sharing what they’ve learned about business with students.

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — In the Brooklyn Center High School media room Tuesday, teens like Rovella Charles showcased images of T-shirts and hoodies they designed in groups during a yearlong enrichment class.

“I learned that I could start my own business,”  the junior said.

Instead of a traditional teacher, five young entrepreneurs from Skntones lead the class. The school district pays their business to work with its students twice per week.

“These kids, at first, didn’t know [anything] about profit, but now they’re leaving this class knowing the formula,” said product developer and art director Antione Jenkins, who is also known…

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