Entrepreneur in Philippines
Ms. Lyn Parugrug
* Donald Trump received much of his business sense from his father, Fred Trump, who was forced by his father's death to help support a large family. * His father succeeded in producing affordable housing.
* Donald Trump was brought up assisting his father with his business ventures. * Donald set a goal to be involved in real estate in a larger scale than his father. * Trump started a billion dollar empire and is now also on his own hit TV show called the Apprentice. * Donald Trump owns over 100 businesses.
* Real estate developer, mogul.
* Born Donald John Trump, on June 14, 1946, in Queens, New York, the fourth of five children of Frederick C. and Mary MacLeod Trump. Frederick Trump was a builder and real estate developer who came to specialize in constructing and operating middle income apartments in the Queens, Staten Island, and Brooklyn. * Donald Trump was an energetic, assertive child, and his parents sent him to the New York Military Academy at age 13, hoping the discipline of the school would channel his energy in a positive manner. * Trump did well at the academy, both socially and academically, rising to be a star athlete and student leader by the time he graduated in 1964. * He entered Fordham University and then transferred to the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania from which he graduated in 1968 with a degree in economics. * Trump seems to have been strongly influenced by his father in his decision to make a career in real estate development, but the younger man's personal goals were much grander than those of his senior. * As a student, Trump worked with his father during the summer and then joined his father's company, the Trump Organization, after graduation from college. * He was able to finance an expansion of the company's holdings by convincing his...