Meet young entrepreneur Amanda Martin, founder and designer of Pick Me Jewelry (Guitar Pick necklaces and earrings).  One of our favorite role models who wanted to be with us for the October 16th Realizing a Vision conference. Amanda is now in Dublin Ireland for her junior year of college.

Amanda Faye Martin has owned ‘Pick Me Jewelry,’ a company specializing in guitar pick jewelry, since 2003. She founded the company at the age of 13, after visiting the Museum of Tolerance and vowing to earn some money to donate to current atrocities, such as child slavery and natural disasters. To date, Amanda has given over seventeen thousand dollars to various charities, such as UNICEF and the Heifer Organization.

For her accomplishments and charity work, Amanda has received numerous awards from her community, such as KNX’s Citizen of the Week, KABC’s Cool Kid, Bentley College’s Tomorrow 25, and 805 Magazine’s Giving Back award. Amanda also founded a chapter of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) at Viewpoint High School, and started CAT (Campaign Against Tobacco) Week, which became an annual event. Amanda is currently is a rising Junior at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, majoring in psychology and studying abroad in Dublin Ireland.

Founder and Designer, Guitar Pick Jewelry