World’s Most Enterprising Eight-Year-Old Opens Bakery to Help Single Mom
Not all heroes wear capes ... some wear aprons
We don’t want to exaggerate but it’s possible that Jalen Bailey is the living embodiment of the American Dream.
OK, so that’s a big title for an eight-year-old kid. Here’s the evidence: Jalen loves to bake. So he decided to use that talent to support his goal: buying a KitchenAid mixer.
But someone (probably a socialist) gave him one before he could.
Instead of sitting back on his laurels like a commie, Bailey aimed higher: he decided to help his mom move out of their “small Fresno apartment” and into a house of their own.
Jalen’s mom, Sharhonda Bailey, said she had that plan under control. But Jalen wouldn’t be put off from his goal, and soon debuted Jalen’s Bakery, which a local media report dubbed a “full-service confectionary” focusing on his mainstays of white chocolate chip cookies, banana bread and peanut butter cookies.
We recommend the concomitant Go Fund Me effort; Jalen hopes to add a mail-order service with the monies raised.
In a season of Turd Sandwiches and Giant Douches, we’re happy for an example of hard work, industriousness and whatever cash you can make with cookies.