Davonne Reaves and Jessica Myers, both 33, grew up in a working family and first met in college in the early 2000s. Their relationship has since evolved from mere college roommates to business partners.

The fellow Georgia State University alum never imagined that they would become hotel owners, being hospitality and journalism majors. But after about 11 years, the two former college roommates are now the youngest African-American women to ever co-own a property in a major hotel chain, according to BlackBusiness.

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