Samuel Padrnos

School Name : Penn High School

Samuel Padrnos is enthusiastic, motivated and an engaging individual who is using these skills to advance himself in the business world. He is involved in Penn’s business club,  DECA, and the National Honor Society.  Samuel shows integrity, motivation, and teamwork in his extracurricular activities including umpiring and coaching boys basketball. He is looking to pursue an education at Indiana University or Purdue University in either business administrations or marketing. Samuel has planned his own startup business even before the Startup Moxie program. He and his partner created their idea of Game Time Grub, a food delivery service, and are excited to have Startup Moxie help teach them the ways towards a successful business. Samuel is excited to observe and learn from business owners and leaders in South Bend and Mishawaka. Samuel’s dream job would be to broadcast for and be the voice of his favorite professional team, the New York Yankees.


“In baseball and in business there are three types of people. Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happened.”

-Tommy Lasorda