After winning $1.3 million in scholarships himself, Chris Gray founded Scholly, an app that helps students easily find scholarships for college. Scholly was featured on ABC’s Shark Tank, landing a deal with Daymond John and Lori Greiner and sparking the biggest fight in Shark Tank history. Scholly has over 1.6 million users and has helped students raise over $70 million dollars. Jesse Williams of Grey’s Anatomy is also a member of the Scholly team.
Chris has been featured in the New York Times, O Magazine, Forbes, CNN, CNBC, He also made the 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 List for Social Entrepreneurship, making the top of the list. Chris is also one of Oprah’s Inaugural Super Soul 100 honorees, Oprah’s list of her favorite people. He was also awarded the 2016 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award