March 1 2019 09:37 AM

He says the money he’s earning through his business is going toward his college education.

Twelve-year-old K.J. from Rockford, Illinois, runs his own landscaping business and has been spending the winter clearing driveways and sidewalks with a shovel, according to an article on mystateline.com.

That is, until the Fatherhood Encouragement Project, a nonprofit based in Rockford, stepped in. The organization bought K.J. a snowblower so the young entrepreneur can clear snow more easily and grow his business.

K.J. says the money he is earning through his business is going toward his college education.