Just some of the Kasi’s obstacles included: funding the undertaking out of his personal pocket, with no help from loans, buyers, or sponsors; most days he used his final bit of cash to purchase an auto half or a can of paint, or one thing to that nature. He handled crooked mechanics, main wiring points, to discovering parking (which is such a battle), threats from the town’s mayor and his cupboard, constant harassment from metropolis inspectors, sleepless nights, and a lot extra, all earlier than the age of 21 – the truck by no means appeared like it might work out!
On Wednesday, July 4, the truck had an entire turnaround, my mechanic acquired the truck working easy and the lettering was completed at 2:30 that morning, because of the blokes at Dotted Line Signal Firm, additionally in Plainfield, this truck was in a position to make its debut within the 2018 Plainfield Independence Day Parade, identical to McKoy deliberate and he could not have been extra proud!
McKoy encourages readers and native youth, “Stick in there folks, someday your plans will come to life, however that may solely occur should you keep the course!”
The built-in media manufacturing and leisure firm, Studio 15 Productions, was fashioned in 2010 by two 15-year previous males, who’re native Plainfield natives, Kasi McKoy and Justin Shider, combining their creative expertise right into a enterprise format.
Kasi McKoy credit this undertaking to his greatest helper, God, his enterprise companions, Justin Shider and Rayn Wyatt, his household, together with everybody who helped and inspired him via this journey, together with those that have gracefully allowed them to park of their driveways, picked up a paint brush, and even donated, whether or not time or cash. McKoy avoided itemizing names of helpers, in order that he wouldn’t depart anybody out, moderately stating, “All are appreciated and you may be part of this #MajorMove and publicly acknowledged the fitting approach, quickly!”