How JonBoy Created His Superstar Tattoo Brand The celebrity tattoo artist discusses his career as an artist and influencer.

By Gerard Adams

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Jonathan "JonBoy" Valena is a New York City-based tattoo artist known for his minimalist tattoos and celebrity clientele, including Kendall and Kylie Jenner, Post Malone and Justin Bieber. In this episode of Leaders Create Leaders, Valena talks with host Gerard Adams about his 18-year-career and his tattoo business.

Valena discusses his "overnight" success, how he discovered his passion and purpose, and the opposition he faced from society, his family and his religion earlier in his career. He also talks about the shift he made that enabled him to become influential and how we discovered his personal brand.

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Gerard Adams

Entrepreneur, angel investor, self-made millionaire at 24

Gerard Adams is The Millennial Mentor™, inspiring the generation to leverage their passions for success and create the lifestyle they dream of. A serial entrepreneur, angel investor, self-made millionaire by the age of 24 and millennial himself, he is most popularly known as the co-founder of Elite Daily. To date, he has built, backed or invested in nine businesses across multiple industries that have all delivered over seven-figure profits. Gerard has recently developed a video series, Leaders Create Leaders, to offer a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. Learn more at GerardAdams.com

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