Monday, February 26, 2007

Two Apprentice TV Show winners are now faculty members of Trump University

NEW YORK, February 26, 2007 - Randal Pinkett, Winner of NBC’s “The Apprentice” Season 4 and Sean Yazbeck, winner of Season 5, have extended their duties at Trump University by becoming faculty members of the booming online institution. Pinkett and Yazbeck will lead courses in sales and entrepreneurship as faculty members at the university. Founded by Donald J. Trump in 2005, Trump University offers instruction in entrepreneurship, marketing, management, real estate, investing and wealth building. Its faculty - Mr. Trump himself, joined by professors from major universities and successful entrepreneurs from many business sectors - delivers courses in formats that include instructor-led online classes, teleseminars, as well as self-guided e-learning courses on CD and DVD. For more information anyone can access
“Having both Randal Pinkett and Sean Yazbeck, two of our most accomplished Apprentice winners, joining Trump University is a win-win for everyone,” said Mr. Trump. “What they have to offer is a lot--and everyone will benefit from their experience and knowledge. We are pleased to have them join our stellar faculty!”
Pinkett and Yazbeck are developing audio courses for the university, to be released in Q2. Each audio course will be focused on their areas of expertise; Pinkett will be teaching entrepreneurship and leadership and Yazbeck will be teaching sales and business management. These courses will help aspiring entrepreneurs learn, first hand, how to handle and manage their business endeavors. As current employees of the Trump Organization and survivors of the boardroom on “The Apprentice” Pinkett and Yazbeck will offer a wealth of information and insight to students.
Trump University
An exceptional perspective on building success, a hands-on approach, a world-class faculty, and Ivy League quality curriculums are what make’s Trump University unlike any other online education Institution in the world. Since 2005, Trump University has been teaching its thriving community of members everything from real estate investing, to marketing, to entrepreneurship skills, to business planning, to management, to wealth creation, and to many other subject matters that appeal to aspiring entrepreneurs and business professionals. To learn more about Trump University log onto Pinkett
Currently the national TV and Radio spokesperson for Trump Institute - which offers wealth-building seminars that teach the real estate and business strategies - Pinkett will continue to inspire students through his new audio-course. Pinkett made history by becoming the first African-American to win “The Apprentice (2005).” He is a nationally recognized expert in business and technology as well as a sought-after motivational speaker on the subjects of entrepreneurship, management, career planning and the value of a college education.
An academic superstar with five advanced degrees as well as the CEO of his own multimillion dollar business, Pinkett has also teamed up with Kaplan Publishing to launch his book, Campus CEO out February, 2007 ( He is currently the Chairman and CEO of BCT Partners, a multimillion dollar management, technology and policy consulting firm based in Newark, NJ. He has received a myriad of awards and was identified by Ebony Magazine as one of the top“30 Leaders Under 30.” Pinkett can also be seen assisting Trump in the in the boardroom this season on “The Apprentice,” March 4, on NBC.
Sean Yazbeck
As winner of The Apprentice (2006), Sean Yazbeck, was selected by Donald Trump to oversee development of the 5 star hotel Trump SoHo condominium, in New York City's trendy SoHo district. Since the summer, Mr.Trump has been utilizing Sean’s extensive sales expertise to negotiate everything from Trump Soho’s acquisition of haute couture designed furniture, to the provision of the hotel’s computer system network. Additionally, since acquiring his New York real estate license, Sean is now the Director of Sales for this $500 million project.Born and raised in London, England, Sean was awarded the EB1 Green Card for "persons of extraordinary ability" in 2005 for his 11-years sales experience brokering multimillion-dollar deals with Fortune 500 companies in over 20 countries. He has experienced similar academic success, graduating top of his year with a First Class Honors from Southampton Solent University.Sean is currently appearing as a Boardroom Advisor to Mr. Trump on “The Apprentice” in addition to serving as the national TV and Radio spokesperson for Trump Institute. As someone who is learning first hand from Mr. Trump, Sean believes he is in a unique position to help inspire others to learn about real estate, entrepreneurship and most of all successful sales strategy. In his spare time, Sean continues to spend much of his time raising awareness for the Voices for Children foundation (, which raises funds for abused and neglected children in his hometown of Miami.


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