TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Scott recognized Julian Correa, 25, with the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award. Correa is the CEO of KnightSpeed Moving, a full-service moving, packing and labor services company with 30 employees across multiple locations in Orlando, Tampa and South Florida. Correa started KnightSpeed Moving in 2013 while studying finance at the University of Central Florida, with help from the university’s Blackstone LaunchPad program.

Governor Scott said, “It’s great to recognize Julian Correa with the Young Entrepreneur Award today for his dedication to start his own business. Job creators like Julian have helped create nearly 1.5 million jobs across the state over the past seven years, and we will keep fighting to help them grow and add opportunities for Floridians.”

Julian Correa, CEO of KnightSpeed Moving, said, “I would like to thank Governor Scott for recognizing me with the Young Entrepreneur Award today and for his work to make Florida a great place for businesses like KnightSpeed Moving to succeed. While attending UCF, I established KnightSpeed Moving because I saw a need for change in the moving industry. That motivation to drive the industry forward and our commitment to customers have helped us succeed, and I look forward to growing in the state and across the nation.”

For more information about KnightSpeed Moving, visit www.knightspeedmoving.com. To learn more about the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award, visit HireFloridaGrads.com.




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