Jessie Grundy

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Jessie Grundy
BornJuly 26 , 1990
Oakland, California
🏳️ NationalityUnited States
🎓 Alma materBishop O'Dowd High School, Skyline High School (Oakland, California), San Leandro High School and Marriot Continuation School
💼 Occupation
Businessperson
Founding The Peakz Co.

Jessie Grundy (Born July 26 , 1990) is a US-based businessman known for founding The Peakz Co., an American social equity cannabis brand.[1][2]

Life and career[edit]

Grundy was born to Oran Grundy and Nadine Grundy in Oakland, California. He went to 4 different high schools including Bishop O'Dowd High School, Skyline High School (Oakland, California), San Leandro High School and Marriot Continuation School.

After high school Grundy had mild success as a rapper named g5 the jett but suffered a major car accident that ended his music career due to a year long recovery.[3] In 2018, Grundy heard about Oakland’s newly formed social equity program that gave half of the city licenses to people from the area’s most affected by the war on drugs in the city.

In April 2019 he got his first retail order and later started his brand named "The Peakz Co".[4][5] Since inception, The Peakz Co has been in over 50 dispensaries all over the state of California. In the first year of operation The Peakz Co generated over a million dollars in revenue.[6][7]

See also[edit]

  • Cannabis rights

References[edit]

  1. Jonathan Small,"A Social Equity Success Story in Oakland". greenentrepreneur.com. February 24, 2020. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  2. "Oakland'S Social Equity Program Gave This Entrepreneur The Boost He Needed. Now He'S Racking Up Cannabis Sales". calmarijuanapolicy.org. January 3, 2020. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  3. Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton,"How One Man Utilized Oakland'S Social Equity Program To Start A Budding Cannabis Business". blackenterprise.com. April 6, 2020. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  4. Sarah Ravani,"Oakland's groundbreaking cannabis equity program showing modest results so far". sfchronicle.com. May 25, 2019. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  5. "Jessie Grundy: 'Word of Mouth has Been our Best Marketing Strategy'". theindustrycosign.com. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  6. Holly Quan,"Oakland Considers Reducing Marijuana Tax By Half". msn.com. May 21, 2019. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  7. "A Social Equity Success Story in Oakland". listennotes.com. February 20, 2020. Retrieved 20 April 2020.


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