The purpose of the study was to find out the determinants of entrepreneurial potentials among vocational technical teacher education students in North eastern states of Nigeria. The population of the study was 766 while the sample was 497. A non dichotomous structured questionnaire was subjected to validation. The internalconsistency reliability yielded 0.89 using the alpha method. The methods of analysis used include mean, standard deviation and analysis of variance. The respondents differ significantly on the characteristics that determine entrepreneurial potentials. Thus a post-hoc test was conducted using Turkey Honestly Significant Difference which revealed that the difference was from students’ weaknesses in identifying the personality potentials that induce entrepreneurial traits. One of the major findings was that ability to work extra hours was considered as an undesirable trait forpotential entrepreneur.