Goal Getters >John Henry Matos: From Doorman to Dry Cleaner to Entrepreneur

John Henry Matos, the 26-year-old son of Dominican immigrants, had humble beginnings as a doorman in Brooklyn, New York. He decided to take a risk and open up a mobile drycleaning business taking on clients such as Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street, and television show Law & Order. John became the local film industry fixture, and went on to sell his business for one million dollars. He is now an entrepreneur and venture partner at Harlem Capitol. Watch as John reflects on how his upbringing catapulted him to success.

John Henry Matos, the 26-year-old son of Dominican immigrants, had humble beginnings as...