Garrett Gee became a sensation after selling his QR code scanning system to Snapchat for $54 million, but he decided to use his money in an unconventional way.
Garret Gee came up with a QR code system and launched his own startup called Scan while he was still studying at Brigham Young University.
After appearing on the show Shark Tank and gaining international attention, he sold his company to Snapchat for $54 million.
When Garrett and his wife Jessica were figuring out what to do with that huge amount of money, they decided that they wanted to travel the world.
But instead of using the newfound fortune to fund their adventure, they put it all into savings and sold everything they owned for traveling money.
TODAY!! Weve been invited to speak at @brighamyounguniversity! See you there? Weve also taken over the @brighamyounguniversity Instagram stories for the day!! 💙💙💙 /// #family #bucketlist #byu #provo #ut #utah #travel /// @garrettgee @settie4444 @dorothyseven @manillagee @thebucketlistfamily
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When asked why they decided to be frugal while traveling, the couple revealed that they felt uncomfortable being thoughtless with money and wanted to show humility by living frugality.
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The family documents their journey on their Instagram and YouTube, where they share their adventures from all over the world.
🌎 FAMILY UPDATE : Later this week Garrett is headed to the Philippines for a big project while me and the kids spend some time with my family in Colorado. Then, on Tuesday March 28th we will be in Utah where we were invited to host a special event at Brigham Young University! The event is free and open to the public but you need to reserve your ticket! Come hang out with us! Tickets are limited so reserve yours now at the link in our profile! [UPDATE : TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT BUT THEY ARE MOVING IT TO A LARGER VENUE. MORE TICKETS COMING SOON. TURN ON POST NOTIFICATIONS AND WE WILL POST WHEN THEY ARE READY] [UPDATED UPDATE : MOVED TO A BIGGER VENUE ON BYU CAMPUS AND MORE TICKETS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE!] [UPDATED UPDATED UPDATE : SOLD OUT AGAIN] ..We hope to see you there! ❤💙💚 /// #family #bucketlist #byu #utah #ut #travel #vlog /// @brighamyounguniversity @garrettgee @settie4444 @dorothyseven @manillagee @thebucketlistfamily
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