Meet Your Coordinator: Aaron Hussey – CBDC Avalon West

What’s your name?

Aaron Hussey

What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?

I’m working out of Avalon West CBDC in Placentia

What are some of your favorite hobbies?

Playing sports and music

What’s your favorite movie?

The Disney Pixar movie Cars, it hasn’t changed since I was little

What is your Favorite band/artist?

I’m a big country music fan so I would probably go with Luke Combs, but I also really like Eminem.

What is your favorite restaurant?

Wingin’ it or the Chinese restaurant here in Placentia, Hoi Pun

Do you have any pets?

I have a cat named Jingles.

What is a fun fact about you?

I’m a huge Leafs fan

What does entrepreneurship mean to you

To me, entrepreneurship is the chance for someone to turn something they love into a successful job. 

What is the coolest business you heard of?

One of the coolest businesses that I heard about was Green Head Growers, which was part of the Youth Ventures Program.

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

I’m looking forward to seeing the youth of my area turn their ideas and hobbies into a successful business.

What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?

I see lots of opportunities to start yard work businesses by cutting lawn, clearing brush, and painting. Doing the odd jobs people have been putting off but want to get done.

What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?

Youth venture is a program that will help them turn their ideas into business and will be with them to provide support through each step of the process.

What is a piece of advice you have for people of any age who are considering starting a business?

If you have the opportunity to turn your visions into a reality, take it. Owning a business can open doors to a world of possibilities.

How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business?

If you would like to talk about starting a business, drop over to 5 O’Reilly Street, Placentia, or reach out via phone or email at (709)-227-2084 and