Arel is the bestselling author of Your Starting Point for Student Success, a book not about helping students go to college, but more importantly helping students successfully go THROUGH college to truly success in school and in life. He and his businesses have been featured in USA Today, BusinessWeek, Entrepreneur, and Inc. Magazine as well as countless other publications.
Growing up on welfare in the projects of Brooklyn, NY he was able to overcome his situation and start his first successful Internet Company while in college. Now, as a professional speaker and Co-Owner of the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour, Arel has already spoken to over 100,000 students in 43 states and 4 countries while still in his 20s. Arel has been featured in the #1 NY Times Bestselling book Who’s Got Your Back by Keith Ferrazzi.
In his spare time, Arel likes to dance and has performed with the Grammy Award winning R&B group 112 and at Madison Square Garden.