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DeAndre Sams president/CEO
1998 emerging E-10 Award Winner
Although he heads a moving company, DeAndre Matthew Sams hasn't traveled far from his roots in Houston's African-American community.
A native Houstonian, DeAndre still maintains a residence in the Third Ward with his wife, Sonia, and their two-year-old son, DeAndre Jr.
Sams is president and CEO of A-Rocket Moving & Storage Inc., a company founded in 1959 by his parents, Herbert Sams, who is now retired, and Irlene Sams.
"I'm always teased by my folks that I've never had a job. But if this isn't a job, I don't know what one is," says Sams, who has worked in the …