Youth Recipient (2015)
“Always surround yourself with positive people…because, at the end of the day, the people around you will make or break your opportunities.”
Kendal is the owner and founder of thriving clothing company Neechie Gear. He developed his business plan while completing two degrees in Arts and Education at the University of Saskatchewan and, after participating in several business competitions, he had received thousands of dollars in start-up capital to launch his company. Neechie Gear is a lifestyle apparel brand that empowers youth through sports. A portion of profits help underprivileged kids to play sports. Kendal has received both entrepreneurial and chamber of commerce awards. To date, his company has contributed over $15,000 in donations and has helped over 2,500 youth across Canada take part in sports. from the Saskatoon Business Association.