Kyleigh McGee, a 7-year old African American girl from Little Rock, Arkansas is running and operating her very own food truck. The second grader told ABC News that she started out having a lemonade stand, but decided last year to expand her business to be more mobile and serve more refreshments like fresh pineapple juice and ice cones.
Her Mom, Who’s helping Her to run the business, says that Kyleigh is Very mature and committed, and that the business is educating her daughter precious lessons like how to count and save cash. Kyleigh says her favorite part of running her own business, is “being the supervisor and serving people food .|”
Getting Assistance from the community
Naturally, people are Surprised and very impressed at what Kyleigh has Managed to achieve at such a young age. “Everyone is so excited, I have gotten so many phone calls, so many messages,” her mother said. “It happened so quickly… the answer we have gotten, I do not believe I was expecting that.”
And it is not that people are only supporting her because she is a cute little girl; They actually enjoy her products!
Her lemonade is a top seller, and according to her Mother, “Everybody Was going mad about the pineapple ice cones using pineapple juice at the bottomu” In addition, she’s also serving hot dogs, nachos, frito chili pies, and more.
Not just for the summer
Originally, Kyleigh and her Mother planed to run the business Throughout the Summertime while Kyleigh was out of school, however, their food truck has come to be so popular that they’re actually booked to serve treats and refreshment at different events until December. So, when school begins again, Kyleigh intends to balance out going to school and continuing to run the business concurrently.
So what is next?
For now, Kyleigh says She Still wants to leave her Choices open about what Her future career will be, but she’s very receptive to this concept of owning her own restaurant one day.
“I simply tell her whatever you choose to do you have my support, 100 percent,” her mom says.
For more information about Kyleigh’s business, follow her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/kyleighslemonadestandandmore/