"I am an international student."


Joe Bayen

Joe BayenMeet Joe Bayen. He studied at Santa Monica College and the University of Miami, and now he runs a successful business with a mission to help U.S. college students develop sound financial understanding. He also mentors aspiring entrepreneurs.

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  • Attended Santa Monica College and the University of Miami and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business Administration – International Finance and Marketing
  • Currently, the Founder and CEO of Lenny Bike, a Santa Monica-based bike sharing service which focuses on delivering a sustainable and affordable mode of transportation to students while helping them build credit
  • Working to deliver solutions to help students start their post-collegiate careers on a stronger financial footing
  • Board member of the MBA program at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles
  • Mentor at the Founder Institute, which recruits mentors who have built or led technology businesses to lead weekly training sessions for aspiring entrepreneurs




Santa Monica College

International students and scholars create jobs.
International students and scholars drive innovation.
International students and scholars enrich our classrooms.
International students and scholars strengthen national security.
International students and scholars become America's greatest foreign policy assets.

International students and scholars are great for America

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