You Should Know: Adam Braun

by guestofaguest · November 20, 2014

Adam Braun

Adam Braun is an American businessman, author, and philanthropist. He is the Founder & CEO of Pencils of Promise, a non-profit organization that builds schools and increases access to education for children in the developing world.

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Adam Braun [Shirt by Banana Republic, jeans by Pull & Bear]

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Occupation: Founder, Pencils of Promise Instagram: @itsadambraun Twitter: @adambraun

"Make your life a story worth telling."

Adam Braun Questionnaire

What do you actually do all day? Work to increase access to quality education for children in developing countries.

Favorite song growing up? "20-20 Vision" by George Benson

My biggest secret is…. I still get nervous before speeches.

Why do you live in NYC? Best city in the world.

Uber, Taxi, Subway or Citi Bike? Subway

My motto is….Make your life a story worth telling.

My alter ego is…The man in the mirror.

The last drink I had was…Hoegarden beer

My secret crush is…My wife

What was your first job? Bain and Company

Coming from? Going to? Pencils of Promise office to the Pencils of Promise office

What is your favorite work of art? Bob Dylan's "Blood on the Tracks"

Who should we know? The Ludlow Thieves, best band in NYC!