MagicDates Snack Founder, Syrian Refugee, Launches Mark Cuban on Shark Tank

Diana Jarrar on Shark Tank (ABC/Christopher Willard)

In season 13 of shark tankan entrepreneur from Los Angeles, California, Diana Jarrarpresents his healthy snack magic dates. The vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and paleo snacks are made from dates, “an ancient superfood that offers cultural and edible adventure in every bite.” In addition to dates, nuts and coconuts are common added ingredients.

Diana has the chance to pitch in front of a billionaire Marc Cuban who invested in I want a date the vegan spread. Plus, Diana is a real hustler (a trait Cuba often praises) as seen with her MagicDates (electric) delivery car above. She says “I’ve been delivering orders to this cutie for over three years.”

Diana was born in Damascus, Syriaand immigrated with his family to Toronto, Canada when he was 11 years old. She moved to Los Angeles on her own when she was 19. friends from all walks of life.

On Amazon’s MagicDates store, Diana writes: “I am deeply connected to the refugee experience. My grandparents were Palestinian refugees in Lebanon and Syria. This generational bond made my father, his siblings, me and my brothers, refugees as well. That was my status until I was about 12 years old, when I immigrated to Toronto with my brothers, my mother and my father. In many ways, I have been blessed and not experienced the displacement and grief that most refugees experience.

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