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8-Year-Old Boy Starts His Own Bakery To Buy His Single Mom A House

8-year-old Jalen Bailey is an entrepreneur at heart, and if his bakery doesn't prove it, nothing will. He started a baking business with the sole wish to buy his mom, who is single, a house. When he started off, he had a very little initial investment in hand. But he managed to pull it off anyway. He has been operating from his apartment, and unlike other 8-year-olds, he's running his business with utmost seriousness. What were you up to when you were 8 years old, huh? Check it out!

8-Year-Old Boy Starts His Own Bakery To Buy His Single Mom A House

8-Year-Old Boy Starts His Own Bakery To Buy His Single Mom A House

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Jalen Bailey

Jalen Bailey

8-year-old Jalen Bailey has opened a baking business of his own.

The purpose

The purpose

The purpose of his business is to buy his single mother, Sharhonda Mahan, a house.

What he has to say...

What he has to say...

"I wanted to save up a lot of money to get a house," he says. "I just want one that me and my mom can be happy in."

Apartment bakery

Apartment bakery

He runs his bakery out of his apartment in Fresno, California.

His menu involves:

His menu involves:

He makes chocolate chip cookies, banana bread and peanut butter cookies, and much more.

He says he's just following his mom's footsteps

He says he's just following his mom's footsteps

Mahan has had her own side businesses since she was 18 years old. 

Jalen has been homeschooled by her mom

Jalen has been homeschooled by her mom

And she has taught him a lot about entrepreneurship already!

Jalen is definitely doing something not many 8-year-olds do!

Jalen is definitely doing something not many 8-year-olds do!

Jalen's bakery even has its own website!

Jalen's bakery even has its own website!

"Very proud, very proud, very proud!" says Jalen's mother.

And which mother wouldn't be?

Check out his story in this video!

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