Jesse Itzler

American rapper Jesse Itzler

Jesse Eric Itzler, also known by the stage name Jesse Jaymes, is an American entrepreneur and former rapper. He is an Emmy award winning musician, a rapper, a producer, a philanthropist, and a successful entrepreneur. In 2008, Itzler was named to the Crain's New York Business "40 Under Forty" list of successful entrepreneurs.
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Roslyn

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Marquis Jet founder Kenny Dichter resigns from NetJets - Aviation International News
Google News - over 6 years
He and business partner Jesse Itzler later founded Alphabet City, a sports-compilation CD company that they sold to SFX Entertainment in 1998. Dichter and Itzler conceived Marquis Jet as a pure jet card provider, but they needed a partner to provide
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Mystery buyer purchases $8.8 million of Clearwater Beach property - Tampabay.com
Google News - over 6 years
Blakely lives with her husband, Jesse Itzler, the co-founder of a private jet company, and 2-year-old son, Lazer. The family, according to a New Yorker profile in March, owns homes in La Jolla, Calif., New Fairfield and Atlanta, the company's
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Sheets™ Energy Strips Inks New Distribution Agreement for Two Key Markets - PR Newswire (press release)
Google News - over 6 years
The Sheets™ Energy Strips brand was launched in June 2011, was co-founded by basketball star LeBron James, and top brand executives Warren Struhl, Jesse Itzler and Maverick Carter, and is available nationwide. Supported by a multi-million dollar
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Sheets Energy Strips Voted 2011 Best New Product at ECRM - Gourmet Retailer
Google News - over 6 years
Sheets Energy Strips, co-founded by basketball star LeBron James along with brand executives Warren Struhl, Jesse Itzler and Maverick Carter, is a caffeinated product; each serving contains caffeine comparable to a cup of premium coffee plus vitamins E
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Sheets awarded 2011 Best New Product honor at ECRM - Drug Store News
Google News - over 6 years
Sheets — a brand co-developed by basketball star LeBron James, along with PureBrands CEO Warren Struhl and co-founders Jesse Itzler and Maverick Carter — are individually wrapped, paper-thin dissolving strips that tout the same amount of caffeine as
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Boca company hopes consumers drop energy shots for strips - Palm Beach Post
Google News - over 6 years
PureBrands' co-founders include the Miami Heat's LeBron James; Jesse Itzler, who co-founded Marquis Jet Partners, which he sold last year to Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway/Net Jets; and Maverick Carter, CEO of LRMR Marketing
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Is Lebron James selling caffeine to kids? - Alaska Dispatch
Google News - over 6 years
The result has been a storm of protest against a product that, according to cofounder Jesse Itzler, went through several iterations to ensure it would not result in positive drug tests for athletes. “It is a terrible message to send children and adults
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LeBron James in spotlight off-court, too. Is he selling caffeine to kids? - Christian Science Monitor
Google News - over 6 years
The result has been a storm of protest against a product that, according to cofounder Jesse Itzler, went through several iterations to ensure it would not result in positive drug tests for athletes. “It is a terrible message to send children and adults
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Stars To Cycle 100 Miles While Standing Still For Charity - Look To The Stars
Google News - over 6 years
The 100 Mile Man Foundation is a 501c3 that was founded in November 2006, when Jesse Itzler ran 100 miles (non-stop) in under 24 hours. Today, the foundation continues its “physical philanthropy” raising money for various charities through endurance
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LeBron James lends power to new energy strips - Palm Beach Post
Google News - almost 7 years
So much so that he became a company co-founder with its originators, Warren Struhl and Jesse Itzler. And James isn't the only recognizable name who's on board with Sheets. Other celebrity endorsers include fellow NBA superstar (and Florida native)
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LeBron James urges consumers: 'Take a Sheet' - Bizjournals.com (blog)
Google News - almost 7 years
So do brand executives Warren Struhl, Jesse Itzler and Maverick Carter. The four have launched a new energy delivery system called Sheets energy strips. Purebrands LLC, a Boca Raton-based holding company that creates, acquires and markets consumer
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HORSE RACING; Sharing Racing's Thrill, and Its Heartbreak
NYTimes - almost 11 years
The Little Red Feather Stables horse racing syndicate gathered April 20 to watch its 3-year-old filly Guts Game, a 6-5 favorite, in a $44,000, one-mile race at Aqueduct Race Track. Mets catcher Paul Lo Duca was there, as were Kenny Mayne of ESPN and Bob Brittingham, a partner in Afleet Alex, who won the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes in
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OFFICE SPACE: THE BOSS; Have Fun. Start Companies.
NYTimes - about 11 years
I'VE always been very entrepreneurial. My first real project was in 1986, when there was a scholarship drive at my high school, John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore, Long Island. The goal was to raise money for kids who didn't have the means to go to college. The student body was a little apathetic, so I decided to take matters into my own hands
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A Party That Did and Didn't Take Off
NYTimes - about 14 years
EARLY last month, Robert Forcelli (friends call him Fastlane) thought he was going on a business trip, so he packed a change of clothes and hitched a ride with his business partner, Jesse Itzler (friends call him Jesse James) to Teterboro Airport in New Jersey. A private jet greeted him on the rain-soaked tarmac, pilots sat in the cockpit and a
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JOURNEYS; Tickets? Lifestyle Guru? All Set
NYTimes - almost 15 years
WHEN Denise Rich was planning a recent trip to Aspen, she meticulously packed her essentials -- toiletries, ski gear, thermals, oh, and yoga instructor. That's right, yoga instructor. Ms. Rich, the songwriter and ex-wife of Marc Rich (the fugitive financier pardoned by Bill Clinton just before he left the presidency), takes her own personal guru
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Sports of The Times; Hip-Hop In Orange And Blue
NYTimes - about 23 years
WHO is Jesse Jaymes, anyway? That's what I began asking a couple weeks ago when a photographer friend said that the creator of "Go New York Go," the Knicks' catchy signature song, was a young rapper named after one of the Wild West's most notorious outlaws. I wondered where he lived, was intrigued by the whole idea of a rap subculture that has
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Desperately Seeking Someone?
NYTimes - about 24 years
MELISSA LEVINE says she went on 17 blind dates last month, and that's not even counting the guy she met by the bee pollen. "I was in the health food store, and I saw this man looking at the products," said Ms. Levine, a 33-year-old financial planner who lives in Manhattan. "I went up to him and said, 'What are you buying?' and when he told me bee
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jesse Itzler
    FORTIES
  • 2015
    Age 46
    In November 2015, Itzler released his book Living With a Seal: 31 Days Training With the Toughest Man on the Planet.
    In 2015, Itzler and his wife Sara Blakely, joined Tony Ressler and Grant Hill to create an ownership group for the NBA's Atlanta Hawks.
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  • 2009
    Age 40
    In 2009, Itzler created the 100 Mile Group, a brand incubator and accelerator.
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    Itzler served as the company’s Vice Chairman until the company was acquired by Berkshire Hathaway, parent company of NetJets, in 2009.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2008
    Age 39
    In 2008, Itzler married Sara Blakely, the founder of Spanx.
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  • 2006
    Age 37
    In 2006, Itzler competed in the USA National Ultra Marathon Championship in Grapevine, Texas, successfully completing a 100 mile run in under 24 hours.
  • 2001
    Age 32
    In 2001, Itzler co-founded Marquis Jet, one of the largest private jet card companies in the world.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1996
    Age 27
    In 1996, Itzler co-founded Alphabet City Sports Records with his friend Kenny Dichter.
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  • 1992
    Age 23
    In 1992, Itzler wrote and sang the New York Knicks theme song "Go NY Go" as well as original songs for more than 50 other professional teams.
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  • 1991
    Age 22
    His first single "Shake It Like A White Girl" reached 74 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1991 and was featured in the soundtrack of the 2004 movie White Chicks.
    After graduating college, Itzler signed with Delicious Vinyl records as a songwriter/artist. He released his debut album Thirty Footer in Your Face using the pseudonym Jesse Jaymes in 1991.
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  • 1990
    Age 21
    Itzler earned his bachelor's degree in 1990 from American University.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1968
    Born
    He was born in Roslyn, New York in August 22, 1968.
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