FUBU's Daymond John on Approaching Celebrities

Daymond John, founder of the FUBU clothing line and a serial entrepreneur who stars on the hit TV show “Shark Tank”, talks to the WSJ’s Lee Hawkins about his early years, and how he persuaded celebrities to wear his FUBU-branded clothing.

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