Growing up in an entrepreneurial family is a little different than your average upbringing. I started working at a young age, learning about keeping the books and finances before I had my own bank account .
jonathan rosensteel // november 13th, 2018
Name: Jonathan Rosensteel

How long have you been in Greenville? Whole life

Most interesting fact about you: I am open minded

Your background: I was born and raised in Greenville! I grew up over in the Five Forks area way before Green Ridge and Whole Foods came into town. I rarely came downtown because downtown wasn't the best place at that time.

As a kid, I used to ride my bike inside Mills Mill where my parents had a business. That complex was transformed into The Lofts at Mills Mill, which sits along Mills Avenue.

My family has always owned businesses in the Upstate, from record storage all the way to restaurants! Growing up in an entrepreneurial family is a little different than your average upbringing. I started working at a young age, learning about keeping the books and finances before I had my own bank account . Either way I wouldn't trade it for the world!

In 2008, I moved downtown and couldn't be happier. Through a bit of exploration, I discovered Greenville's culture, community, and excellent restaurants. Greenville is a great place for young professionals to live. I spend my free time downtown.

My dog, Otis, and I couldn't be happier to call this place home!

Currently reading or watching: Currently watching 'A Million Little Things'

Hobby: Outdoors and a nice mountain drive!

Tagline / Motto: Where are we going next?

Who do you work for? Owner of Uptown Company.

As a business owner, I gladly collaborate with others to support initiatives like the Cancer Survivors Park, Greenville Ballet, Children's Theatre, Greenville Symphony, March of Dimes, and United Way of Greenville.

What is your day-to-day on the job? Depends on the day, some days are 7 hours and others are 17 hours. But no matter what it is, it's great! When you work with family it can add stress to your life but it also gives you incomparable support. We offer catering and libations. With Christmas coming up, we are busy with a lot of private parties.

How do you think Greenville would describe you in one word? Motivated

How would you describe Greenville in one word? Grounded

Besides residence, where is your favorite Greenville morning hangout? Sunrise run on Main Street

Besides residence, where is your favorite Greenville evening hangout? Nosedive or The Anchorage
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