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Kyle Kerestes

Frank J. Newlands, M.D. Scholar and NC State Entrepreneurship Scholar


Kyle Kerestes is a junior studying entrepreneurship at the Poole College of Management. His goal is to inspire people through leadership and entrepreneurial endeavors to pursue their dreams and to always be themselves. 

He is an entrepreneur at heart starting three business ventures at a young age: Pro Kutz, Viss Apparel and K Paints. He currently owns and operates two of the businesses. Pro Kutz is a landscaping company that provides various services for residential or commercial properties. Viss Apparel is a clothing brand created to inspire people to live their life to the fullest and “Do Everything.” Kyle is also an intern at AJ Builders Inc. a general construction company.

Kyle plans to strongly be a part of the entrepreneurial community at NC State with intentions of growing the community and making connections with like-minded individuals. He is proud to be a part of the Entrepreneurship Scholars and to be able to represent the program with leadership, honesty and inclusion.  

Kyle enjoys meeting new people, serving the community, playing sports, working out and spending time with friends and family.

Kyle said “It is an honor to receive the Frank J. Newlands, M.D. Entrepreneurship Scholarship. I will never forget the impact it has had on my life and for that reason I am truly grateful.”