Darnell Jones, Co-Founder & CEO of POWERHANDZ
Sports Business Secrets
Season 3 || Episode 479
Today’s guest is Darnell Jones, Co-Founder & CEO of POWERHANDZ!
Darnell is an entrepreneur, investor, athlete and sales professional. The resilience he needed to overcome obstacles early in his basketball career prepared him for his business ventures ahead. He began his post-playing career in the medical device industry and it didn’t take him long to climb the ladder to leadership positions.
Darnell’s first solo business venture, TUKZ Undergarments, was a patented underwear line that was eventually acquired. He began his next business venture shortly after, POWERHANDZ, which is an athletic sporting goods provider of performance enhancing training products, where he currently serves as the CEO.
Today we talked about:
growing up in Salt Lake City, Utah
being overlooked and always needing to do extra
his curiosity about the body & supplements
early & constant challenges on his basketball journey
how he prepared himself for the retirement process
stepping into the deep end of the medical device industry
how selling to doctors leveled up his salesmanship
educating himself on the venture capital world
what it was like to be on Shark Tank
lessons learned from selling his first company
all about the POWERHANDZ mission
partnering with pros like LaMelo Ball
and much more!
Appreciate you tuning in. Hope you enjoy!
Full episode below:
Connect with Darnell and Learn more about POWERHANDZ:
Darnell Jones’ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darnelljones/
POWERHANDZ Website: https://www.powerhandz.com/
POWER TO GIVE: @powertogivefoundation
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