I am a Savannah native and have lived here my entire life. My education comes from Benedictine Military School, in which I graduated in 2014. I have had a love for sports since I was a kid and played football, baseball, and basketball up until high school; I focused on football and baseball. When I graduated from Benedictine, I had earned a full athletic scholarship to The Citadel for football. I played there for the four years I attended as an offensive lineman. While attending I was apart of Lima Company and went on to graduate in 2018 with a Bachelor's in Health Exercise and Sport Science. I came home and have worked for the past two years and decided that I would like to own my own business, as my father has owned his own since 1987. I proudly serve my hometown just like my family has for years and I am very excited to continue the Harkleroad tradition of service. I love working with people and with kids because it was how I was raised. I am big on family and I want to share that same value and gratitude to everyone we work with because you are never just a customer- you are family.
My father, Marion Harkleroad Jr., got started as a business owner in 1986. He attended high school at Benedictine Military School and graduated in 1984. After attending jewelry school in Paris, Texas, he returned to Savannah with 1000 dollars in the bank and 500 dollars worth of tools for his jewelry business. He worked long hours and quickly gained a reputation for the Harkleroad name. His unmatched customer service set him apart in Savannah. Our name and my father's jewelry business, Harkleroad Diamonds, was built on impeccable service, a family environment and fair pricing. He treats every customer as they had walked into our own living room. It is his goal and mission to raise our business, Hopping With Harkleroad Inflatables, on those same core values. Marion is an amazing father to three boys, and he is an incredible leader. He will always treat you like his own family, just as he has been since 1986.