As a result of his persistence, creativity and unending desire to always be the best, Figgers’ company has grown from $250,000 gross income in 2012 to $3.1 million today.

His latest invention, the Figgers F1, is a cell phone that has a built-in mechanism that prevents texting and driving when the car is in motion over 10 miles per hour. At that point the device slips into a safe mode, disabling any and all distractions while driving and without missing a single call. He also designed a device that he sold for $2 million that helps doctors monitor patients remotely. It currently is used at Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Figgers is also involved in his Florida community by helping bail out homes in foreclosure, paying senior citizen’s utility bills, and sponsoring youth programs.

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