Ep. 33 I Bobby "Hundreds" Kim (Creative Director/Co-Founder of The Hundreds) - Why Bobby Gave Up A Successful Career In Law To Print T-Shirts


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For today's Spotlight Episode, I have none other than Bobby "Hundreds" Kim, the Creative Director/Co-Founder of the iconic LA streetwear brand, The Hundreds.

In this episode, we discuss:

- Growing up in Riverside and not quite fitting in

- Asian Americans killing it in every industry, but we don't hear enough about them

- Being told he would never make it as an artist by his parents and teachers

- Deciding to go to law school to make his parents proud

- The pivotal moment Bobby decided to forego a successful career as a lawyer to make T-shirts

- Having no regrets at 40 years old

- How different his life would've been if he didn't go on to go all-in with The Hundreds

- How he was able to overcome all the naysayers and those who didn't believe in what he was trying to do

- The first time Bobby's father realized how successful Bobby was (book signing)

- How vital media is to Korean culture

- How becoming a father made him more proud to be Asian American

- Retrospection
- What's your best piece of advice?
- Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?
You can follow Bobby on Instagram at @bobbyhundreds or visit www.TheHundreds.com


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