Sneaker Kitchen has quickly become one of the most popular sneaker reselling outlets in the USA. Founded by 16 year old Justin Melnichuk, the store predominantly operates on Instagram, providing the latest sneaker styles to people all over the US. With his business growing rapidly and attracting the attention of celebrities, influencers, and more, Justin Melnichuk has big plans to open new locations across the US.
At only 12 years old, Justin Melnichuk became intrigued by the idea of buying and reselling sneakers online. After seeing Benjamin Kicks find success, specifically when he saw him working with celebrities such as DJ Khaled, Justin Melnichuk decided to enter the world of sneakers. For the past 4 years he has been steadily building his business Sneaker Kitchen via Instagram and is now known as the go-to guy for those looking for the best new sneaker releases.
His process is simple, Justin Melnichuk simply buys a pair of sneakers and uploads a photo to his Instagram story. Local stores in the US and UK are usually the ones to reply and say that they are interested in buying the sneakers, however individuals, including many celebrities, are other regulars with Justin’s business. His famous customers include Jake Paul, Marcelas Howard, G-Eazy, De’Aaron Fox, Buddy Hield, Mozzy, and much more. In 2021, Justin Melnichuk and Sneaker Kitchen made approximately 1.4 million in sales.
The success that Justin Melnichuk has achieved at such a young age is particularly impressive considering that he is still a teenager and is a full time student as well as a budding entrepreneur. Justin is careful to balance his school and work life and is very diligent about sticking to a schedule. Each day he spends around 3-4 hours packing and sending sneakers at his warehouse.
Based on the ever-growing online success of Sneaker Kitchen, Justin Melnichuk is opening his very first store location in Sacramento, California. He also plans to open locations in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Miami Florida in the near future. His dream of operating the biggest sneaker franchise in the US is well and truly in action. There is no doubt that Justin Melnichuk will continue to work hard and will soon be recognized as an outstanding entrepreneur in the US sneaker community and beyond.