Today we’d like to introduce you to Reggie Dunn.
Hi Reggie, please kick things off for us with an introduction to yourself and your story.
As A kid playing video games was always something I enjoyed doing if I wasn’t outside playing with friends. This definitely kept me occupied and out of trouble. The first console I had was a PlayStation. The only games me and my brother Marquise would play were sports. As I got older, I saw that playing video games was something I took a great interest in, with that being said me and a group of my friends would all meet up at one person’s house and have madden and 2K tournaments. These tournaments would get intense and extremely competitive to the point we would start betting our lunch money/ allowances. This would be the start of something that defined my future by creating my own gaming site for gamers all over the world, which also allowed gamers to be able to compete in friendly wager matches and tournaments playing their favorite video games.
During the pandemic with the world shut down indefinitely, I was just sitting around my apartment trying to figure out how I could be an entrepreneur. On april 12,2020 my wheels started spinning with ideas of things I like to do, and what is my favorite guilty pleasure. I created two vision boards and a notebook were all the details including the rules to the website, how it works, the design, the logo, and marketing. Once I was finished with the blueprint. Elite gamerz was the start of my future endeavor. I started doing a lot of research on the gaming industry. My biggest obstacle was getting the website developed from the ground up. I knew this was something I had a passion for and I knew I would be taking a risk however it was a risk I was willing to take. I step out on faith and put all my eggs in one basket. Before doing so I went to my family about the idea once I gathered all the information I needed; they all were very supportive of my innovation, and I then knew without a shadow of a doubt this is my time. With the world shut down, this was the best time because we saw an increase of people streaming, video game consoles were selling all because of the boredom. The quarantine also gave video gaming platforms such as Sony and Microsoft the ability to release the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox series to much anticipation. Gaming and online betting is at an all-time high and continues to grow into more markets.
I started taking coding classes but I realized it was a bit much and I would need some assistance, it took a couple months to find a web developer because I was running into people saying things like this was too complex for them or too difficult. With that being said I never got discouraged along the way I just remained optimistic and positive I knew god would come through for me. I finally found my freelancer using this app called Fiverr. It took him almost an entire year to create the website. Imagine having to wait an entire year on something you created on paper to be built I can honestly say that entire process my patience. The wait was definitely worth it because I started learning more more from the developer.
April 23 2021 was the official launch day for elite gamerz. The main purpose of elite gamerz is for gamers all over the world to be able to meet new people, socialize, have fun while gaming and participate in tournaments for cash and prizes. A cool feature on the website that we use is we let our gamers share their streaming channels in hopes of building themselves a bigger fan base. On our Instagram page, we also participate in free giveaways. Since the launch day, I’ve been promoting elite gamerz every day as much as I can any type of way it takes dedication, with the help of god my family, friends, and even strangers I can honestly say elite gamerz is on its way is to becoming something great. we’re growing day by day as long as I stay down with it and remain humble, I will beat the odds and be able to take care of my family and help other individuals out as well. I have more goals that I would like to accomplish in my life, and most importantly being able to reach the younger generation by just showing them never be afraid to jump out the box and try something different in life. Like the great Nipsey Hussle say, “it’s A marathon, just make sure you cross the finish line no
I’m sure you wouldn’t say it’s been obstacle-free, but so far would you say the journey has been a fairly smooth road?
It’s been pretty smooth just patience was the biggest test I was anxious and excited but other than that I was good
Alright, so let’s switch gears a bit and talk business. What should we know about your work?
I’m a full-time promoter for my business when I get free time, I’ll spend it with my family. I’m mainly known for a being a businessman and also a good person that’s very unpredictable. What I’m most proud of myself is that I never give up you overcome a lot everything takes time once you realize that you’ll be fine. What sets me apart from others is that I’m very innovative and unpredictable
What do you like best about our city? What do you like least?
What I like best about our city is that’s its very big lots to do and very diverse. What I least like about our city we need to have more business pop up shops all over
- Email: Admin@elitegamerz.co
- Website: https://elitegamerz.co/
- Instagram: https://instagram.com/realelitegamerz?utm_medium=copy_link
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/realelitegamerz/
- Youtube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC_FTkleIdrWJqMoVFl4zXSA
- Other: https://instagram.com/reggie_est1993?utm_medium=copy_link