Tell Us Your Story - Northern California

Pivoting with Purpose: Juli Hilton's Transition from Sports to Business

June 06, 2024 Natasha Cantrell & Anthony Lopez Season 2 Episode 16
Pivoting with Purpose: Juli Hilton's Transition from Sports to Business
Tell Us Your Story - Northern California
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Tell Us Your Story - Northern California
Pivoting with Purpose: Juli Hilton's Transition from Sports to Business
Jun 06, 2024 Season 2 Episode 16
Natasha Cantrell & Anthony Lopez

What if you could seamlessly transition from a high-flying sports career to launching a successful restaurant? Join us as we unravel Juli Hilton's inspiring journey from excelling in basketball and tennis during her high school years in Saratoga, California, to earning her professional card and competing in the LPGA. Juli's story is not just about sports; it's about the mental toughness required in competitive golf, the balance between personal and professional life, and the unyielding support of family. 

Juli opens up about the challenges she faced as a professional golfer, traveling in an RV with her husband and young children while pursuing a career. We delve into the financial and emotional tolls of competitive sports, along with the excitement of the journey. 

From the golf course to entrepreneurial ventures, Juli's path is a testament to resilience and adaptability. She candidly discusses her transition into real estate, flipping homes during the economic downturn, and the thrill of buying properties at foreclosure auctions. Her latest venture, starting Kitchen 747 and Mojoe's Cafe and Creamery, demonstrates the power of a strong vision and community engagement. Despite initial skepticism and the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Julie's story underscores the importance of passion, strategic planning, and unwavering belief in one’s dreams. Tune in for an episode filled with invaluable insights and a testament to the spirit of entrepreneurship.

Check out Juli's story now and the restaurant later!

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What if you could seamlessly transition from a high-flying sports career to launching a successful restaurant? Join us as we unravel Juli Hilton's inspiring journey from excelling in basketball and tennis during her high school years in Saratoga, California, to earning her professional card and competing in the LPGA. Juli's story is not just about sports; it's about the mental toughness required in competitive golf, the balance between personal and professional life, and the unyielding support of family. 

Juli opens up about the challenges she faced as a professional golfer, traveling in an RV with her husband and young children while pursuing a career. We delve into the financial and emotional tolls of competitive sports, along with the excitement of the journey. 

From the golf course to entrepreneurial ventures, Juli's path is a testament to resilience and adaptability. She candidly discusses her transition into real estate, flipping homes during the economic downturn, and the thrill of buying properties at foreclosure auctions. Her latest venture, starting Kitchen 747 and Mojoe's Cafe and Creamery, demonstrates the power of a strong vision and community engagement. Despite initial skepticism and the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Julie's story underscores the importance of passion, strategic planning, and unwavering belief in one’s dreams. Tune in for an episode filled with invaluable insights and a testament to the spirit of entrepreneurship.

Check out Juli's story now and the restaurant later!

Athletic Journey From Basketball to Golf
Resuming Golf Career After Family Life
Journey to Professional Golf Tour
Golfer Reflects on Career Highlights
Entrepreneurial Ventures in Golf, Real Estate
Entrepreneurship Journey
Community-Based Restaurant Development Story
Transition From Golf to Restaurant Business
Entrepreneurial Advice