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Join SEA @ CSUS: Rapid Rise—An Entrepreneurial Journey

  • CSUS 6000 J Street Sacramento, CA, 95819 United States (map)

Rapid Rise—An Entrepreneurial Journey by Center for Entrepreneurship and MLK Business Resource Group at CSUS

Christopher Johnson shares insights on his meteoric rise to success, from his ventures as a youth to his invention of the Rapid Ramen Cooker and founding of Rapid Brands after winning on Shark Tank in 2013. A standout basketball player at Florin High School and UC Davis, Johnson also founded the Chris Johnson Basketball Academy (CJBA) as a way of combining one of his passions with giving back by coaching players and teaching valuable life lessons. 

Through an interactive forum that blends "TED"-style and "fireside chat" formats, experience Johnson’s inspirational story, get valuable advice on how to successfully start up and grow a business from one of Sacramento’s most captivating entrepreneurs.

5:30 PM Doors Open, Registration & Refreshments
6:00 PM Keynote & Fireside Chat
7:30 PM Hors d'oeuvres, Reception & Networking

This event is free and open to the public.Register Now

The event is held at the University Union Redwood Room at CSUS. Please refer to the Campus Map for the exact location. There is no free parking on campus. Please following University instructions for paying for your parking.

For more information, contact the Center for Entrepreneurship at or (916) 278-5258.

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