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Valley 200 - 2021-07-19

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WALTER NJBOKE

BUSINESS

Winston and Lee Walter Njboke owns and operates Winston and Lee, an Italian men’s suit and leather goods company. He also owns and operates other businesses and manages investment properties in the Valley area. Njboke was born in Nigeria, West Africa, moved to the United States at the age of 17 and got a basketball scholarship to attend Warner Pacific University in Portland, Ore. He is on the board of the Valley Economic Alliance and YPI Charter Schools in Granada Hills as well as the advisory board of Optimist Youth Home and Family Services, which provides foster care for boys. BEST ADVICE: From Mahatma Gandhi: “Live like you are going to die tomorrow. But learn as if you will live forever.” FAVORITE BOOK: “Peace: The Words and Inspiration of Mahatma Gandhi.” BUCKET LIST: To retire in Italy or south of France in good health and devote my life to service to others all over the world.

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