The Northerner

How a student’s business went from his garage to competing in Silicon Valley

Isaiah Kelly throws a pair of red and blue custom Air Force 1s

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

November 22, 2019

Isaiah Kelly started painting shoes in his garage as a hobby. Now, after taking part in the INKUBATOR program, he’s earned $7,000 in seven months. Kelly began his shoe restoration and design company, Smoove Creations, during his freshman year of college after watching a 12-year-old do the same ...

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Isaiah Kelly