Trep Life Original Series Launches New Episode Featuring Eboo Patel

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Founder of Interfaith Youth Core and Member of President Obama’s Advisory Council

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Eboo Patel and IFYC set a phenomenal example to other organizations and entrepreneurs on why building a socially conscious business can have benefits that exceed much further than profit margins

Trep Life, an original series giving viewers a unique, 360-degree view of what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur, launched the seventh episode of Season One featuring founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), Eboo Patel.

“Trep Life is a great behind the scenes look at being an entrepreneur – the challenges and exciting opportunities that make every day an adventure. It was a pleasure to be a part of this series along-side a number of accomplished professionals making their dreams a reality in their own unique ways,” said Eboo Patel, founder of IFYC.

Here are some quick highlights of the episode:

The Grind: The constant struggle between family/work balance and learning from advisors about the importance of inspiring through storytelling - Eboo shares his admiration for Apple

The Hustle: As an entrepreneur it is challenging to stay the course - Eboo talks about his own personal struggle to remain focused while constantly having the urge to pursue new opportunities

The Payoff: At 17, Eboo had that “click moment” when watching a presentation and quickly realized what he wanted to do and a picture of what his future looked like - something he inspires to create for the world through his efforts at IFYC

“Eboo Patel and IFYC set a phenomenal example to other organizations and entrepreneurs on why building a socially conscious business can have benefits that exceed much further than profit margins,” said Scotty Cadenhead, Trep Life executive producer and founder.

“The IFYC leaders and employees have taken this purpose and turned it into a personal mission - which in turn will drive this organization to great heights of achievement.”

To see this episode, please click here.

Season One episodes have already featured GrubHub, Lara Miller, Howard Tullman, Network After Work, redbox, and crowdSPRING with the following episodes scheduled for release in early 2012: SitterCity, MINIMAL, BeBrightPink, Vesta Preferred Real Estate and Be Legendary Project. Season Two will begin filming on the East Coast in New York, Boston and D.C. in early 2012.

About Trep Life
Trep Life is an original series designed to give audiences a unique, transparent, and 360-degree view of what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur (“trep”). Each episode is approximately 6-10 minutes featuring “behind-the-scenes” interviews and footage focused on three key aspects of any trep: The Grind, The Hustle and The Payoff. Join us to impact 1 billion lives worldwide through creating positive change through “entrepreneurship.”

About Interfaith Youth Core
Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) is a Chicago-based non-profit organization that seeks to make interfaith cooperation a social norm. IFYC works to change the public discourse about religion from one of inevitable conflict to one of cooperation and religious pluralism; nurture and network a critical mass of emerging interfaith leaders; and partner with college campuses to become models of interfaith cooperation. Since 2002, Interfaith Youth Core has worked on five continents and with over 200 college and university campuses, training thousands in the principles of interfaith leadership, and reaching millions through the media. For more information, visit http://www.ifyc.org.

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