They make their dreams come true at Golden Age: Young entrepreneurs and artists work together to launch their own company

Aug. 18, 2013 / By

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By  on August 6, 2013
Axel Magaña’s passion for entrepreneurship began in the sixth grade.

By age 12, he was already designing brochures and flyers for sporting events for Salesian High School.

As a freshman at Theodore Roosevelt High School, he came up with the idea of having his own successful clothing line.

Today, at age 21, Magaña hopes that he is on the way to making that dream come true by launching the Boyle Heights clothing company, Golden Age Inc.  Although he has a long way to go with the company, he’s taking it step by step to achieve what he wants.

Magaña represents a new wave of young entrepreneurs who have found alternative ways to pursue their dreams. Although he and his partners are not making big bucks, they’ve managed to split their time between the clothing company and regular day jobs — all for their love of fashion and art.

“It is not all about the money…it is about being creative,” said Magaña.

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