LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - In his bedroom 18-year-old Dylan Sanglay surrounds himself with greatness.
"All of these are people I aspire to be," Sanglay said. "They inspire me."
Covering the walls are great athletes, great quotes, and his dream board.
*I knew there had to be a purpose. I didn't want to be any other person just selling clothes. Just another guy selling t-shirts."
But it's in another room in his family home where all that vision is realized. A year ago he started Dsigner_etc . He sells mostly used trendy clothing on social media sites.
The UNLV freshman plans to be a doctor, but he was drawn to entrepreneurship since he was a third grader turning a profit selling candy. His mother Lisa Lopez-Sanglay said she used to bring him lollipops as treats and her son would bundle them all up,
"Then he would come home and he has $20," she said. "And I'm like where did you get that money from? And he'd say 'oh mom I sold those lollipops for a dollar'."
A conversation with his younger sister about two homeless men changed his business model.
"She was actually kind of frightened," he said. "She was actually kind of scared. I didn't like that kind of vibe."
Instead of tossing out clothes he wasn't selling, he gave them to the homeless.
"As time went along and I continued to keep doing it she realized the meaning of it."
Now a percentage of the money he makes selling clothes is used buy clothes for the homeless.
"Anything I can do to help them. That's like the least I can do."
Sanglay will be setting up shop downtown at First Friday Las Vegas this week.