In a interview with Charlie Rose , the businessman reveals that he failed a college entrance exam three times.
Once he ruled out college, Ma applied for 30 different jobs and got rejected.
” I went for a job with the police; they said, ‘you’re no good,'” Ma tells Rose . “I even went to KFC when it came to my city. Twenty-four people went for the job. Twenty-three were accepted. I was the only guy…”