Jamail Larkins

Jamail Larkins
  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    Ascension Aircraft

Experienced Aerobatic Pilot. Entrepreneur. At age 14, became one of the youngest American pilots to solo a powered aircraft in Canada. At age 16, National Spokesman, EAA Vision of Eagles Program, a youth education initiative of the EAA Aviation Foundation. At age 18, branched out into aerobatic flying. Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Larkins Enterprises, an aviation sales and advertising company, now also active in aviation consulting. 2002, National Spokesman, Careers in Aviation, a non-profit organization promoting and providing aviation opportunities to young people. 2004, First Ambassador for Aviation and Space Education, Federal Aviation Administration, US Department of Transportation. Co-Founder, Dream Launch Tour, with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, a national tour designed to educated students about career opportunities in the aviation industry and to motivate students to reach for their dreams. Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum. Recipient of awards and honours, including: #1 Entrepreneur under age of 30, Inc Magazine; History Maker in the Making, The Grio, MSNBC (2010); Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year, Black Enterprise Magazine.