Derrius Quarles is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and consultant. Born on the south side of Chicago (1990), he is the co-founder and CEO of Million Dollar Scholar, an education services company that provides guidance to college-bound high school students who are seeking scholarships and grants to pursue higher education. The company has a business model in which education non-profits that already work with disadvantaged and underrepresented students to provide college preparation are partnered with and given an allotment of free advising. In 2013, Quarles was invited to the White House, where he was awarded the Points of Light Daily Point of Light Award for his work with Million Dollar Scholar. Quarles has been a speaker on the topics of funding college and higher education, youth develo

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  • Derrius Quarles is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and consultant. Born on the south side of Chicago (1990), he is the co-founder and CEO of Million Dollar Scholar, an education services company that provides guidance to college-bound high school students who are seeking scholarships and grants to pursue higher education. The company has a business model in which education non-profits that already work with disadvantaged and underrepresented students to provide college preparation are partnered with and given an allotment of free advising. In 2013, Quarles was invited to the White House, where he was awarded the Points of Light Daily Point of Light Award for his work with Million Dollar Scholar. Quarles has been a speaker on the topics of funding college and higher education, youth development, social entrepreneurship, financial wellness, child welfare advocacy, and black male achievement at various venues including Harvard University, the United Nations, and TEDx. (en)
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  • Quarles in 2016 speaking at the United Nations Youth Conference
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  • Derrius Quarles is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and consultant. Born on the south side of Chicago (1990), he is the co-founder and CEO of Million Dollar Scholar, an education services company that provides guidance to college-bound high school students who are seeking scholarships and grants to pursue higher education. The company has a business model in which education non-profits that already work with disadvantaged and underrepresented students to provide college preparation are partnered with and given an allotment of free advising. In 2013, Quarles was invited to the White House, where he was awarded the Points of Light Daily Point of Light Award for his work with Million Dollar Scholar. Quarles has been a speaker on the topics of funding college and higher education, youth develo (en)
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