Three judges from local businesses awarded Devin Lay, a business management major from Memphis, the $1,500 first prize for his SinceBirth Apparel. The competition, sponsored by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, took place Nov. 2 in the Mapp Building.

The Black-owned company sells T-shirts, hoodies and hats adorned with such messages as “African Since Birth,” “Born Different” and “Passion = Prospect.”


November 08, 2022 — D Lay