Sometimes doing it yourself is the best way to success.

    That’s the realization Eden Leznik and his father, Alexander, came to when they decided to open Grodex: hand-crafted, all-leather punching bags out of their shop in San Carlos. After a couple of failed attempts to work with other manufacturers, the two decided to strike out on their own.

    It appears to be paying off.

    “In the last four months, we’ve sold as many punching bags as we did the last three years,” said Leznik, 22, a 2016 Aragon graduate and amateur boxer, who is working toward his degree in business analytics at San Jose State University.

    Grodex is truly a two-man operation: father and son. Alexander Leznik, who also owner of Arts Wood Cabinetry in San Carlos… continue reading