Jerome Boykin Jr.
JB Sweeping Services
Jerome Boykin Jr. is the president and chief executive officer of JB Sweeping Services.
As president and chief executive officer of JB Sweeping, Boykin leads a dedicated management team and staff that make up one of the more well-respected small businesses in and around the Southeastern Louisiana area. The company’s principal service includes commercial parking lot detailing and maintenance.
In addition, Boykin’s responsibilities involve overseeing the company’s day-to-day operations and ensuring crews fulfill their contracted duties with quality and excellence. He also functions as the primary contact for clients and new business development.
Boykin has been featured in several regional and national online and print publications such as Inc (How I Did It , July 2007), and BusinessWeek.com (Accidental Entrepreneur, May 2008), among others. Most recently, he is featured on the cover of the January 2009 issue of Black Enterprise Magazine (BE Next: Young, Fearless Entrepreneurs). The business and personal finance publication highlights Boykin’s inspiring journey in starting the company as well as details his winning business strategy.
Boykin is a graduate of Southern University at New Orleans with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business. He was accepted and set to pursue a master degree in business at University of New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast and changed everything; Boykin’s plans were shelved. But with the encouragement of his persistent father, he eventually went on to launch JB Sweeping.
He is a member of the North American Power Sweeping Association (NAPSA) and has offered his guidance and industry expertise to others across the country.