Welcome, Class of 2016! We look forward to working with you in our upcoming session. For more information regarding our newest entrepreneurs, click Bios, or read the Meet the Class of 2016 section, below.


Leyon Barner

Leyon Barner grew up in Oakland and is passionate about helping the young people in his community. His goal is to develop a social enterprise for youth in Oakland related to growing healthy,fresh food. Leyon holds an Associate’s degree from Lassen Community College and is currently a student at City…


Jason Drisker

Jason Drisker recently opened Exclusive Shoes, a consignment store in Richmondthat features high-end shoes and other retail items. A graduate of the Boilmakers Union welding apprenticeship program, Jason is a driven and hardworking individual. Jason comes to Project ReMADE with great entrepreneurial instincts, and knows that he will learn a…


Bang Khong

Bang Khong grew up in the Bay Area in a family that has been in real estate for over 30 years. Currently enrolled at San Francisco State University, Bang is interested in developing a technological solution that streamlines home-buying for interested buyers and brokers.


James “Hawk” Lowden

James “Hawk” Lowden is a proud member of a Native American tribe and serves as a member of the San Francisco Reentry Council. He hopes to start a customized beadwork business based on the artwork of his ancestors. Beyond growing his business, he hopes to one day open a healing…


Tony Orozco

Tony Orozco grew up in San Jose, where he still lives. With years of experience in cabinetry, carpentry, and textile programs, Tony plans to apply his skills and expertise to start his own handyman/home improvement business. His goal is to obtain his general contractor’s license and eventually grow his business…


Nate Williams

Nate Williams plans to apply the knowledge he learned while earning his Bachelor’s degree to starting a carpentry business. Passionate about being involved in his community, Nate currently serves as a Peer Community Liaison at Westside Community Services and volunteers his time with the Anti-Recidivism Coalition.



May 18th, 2015

• Graduation is over, but the old and new leadership teams are making plans for the Class of 2016. Look for applications posted on our website in June. ... See MoreSee Less

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April 30th, 2015

• In need of a Mother's Day gift? Check out the beautiful, all natural (no dyes, no artificial colors or scents, no chemicals) soaps and bath salts 2014 Project ReMADE graduate Ted Stanton makes. Keep up with his successful business here: 4 your Mind, Body, and Spirit. ... See MoreSee Less

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