Student Entrepreneur Spotlight – Precious Onuchukwu.

Entrepreneurship isn’t all about money, however, making money is a huge part of it. Many students go into entrepreneurship not just to make impact but also to make money. This week’s student entrepreneur spotlight is on Mr Precious Onuchukwu:

My name is Precious Onuchukwu, I’m a student of university of Lagos. 

I sell jewelries and some other fashion accessories online with the Instagram handle as

He didn’t have to think too far or dwell too much on what exactly he wanted to go into as an entrepreneur, his family business already laid a solid foundation for him: 

It’s more like a family business, so I decided to key into it.

Building a customer base can be tricky, especially when you are just starting out as an entrepreneur; here’s how he did it:

I build my customer base through Instagram promotions, through the promotions it gets to reach a wider audience and I get customers through it.

Speaking on the challenges he faces and how he’s been able to withstand them, he said,

Yeah there are some challenges I face, sometimes even after the promotions I still don’t get customers but patience is the key.

Running a business can be very tasking; and student entrepreneurs have to run their businesses and also focus on school. Here’s how Precious does it:

Sometimes it’s quite difficult because the best deals come when you have a class or a test so you just have to risk one of them.

But generally, it’s okay.

Speaking about his support system, he said,

I have a good support system so far; Both my parents and my friends are supportive.

He added,

Most of my customers are my friends

Precious had this to say about;

Yeah I have, it’s a nice platform for young entrepreneurs like students to learn how to trade and make profit at a young stage.

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