In the course of the 12+ years I have been a volunteer, I have to wonder how many of them I have made an impact on… I decided that it didn’t matter, as long as I helped to improve one child’s life."
The difference I feel I am making through Junior Achievement is giving students some hope, inspiration, a listening ear and a caring adult they can talk with and share their thoughts."
Junior Achievement Sparks Student Success
Junior Achievement (JA) empowers young people to own their economic success. Our volunteer-delivered, K-12 programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills. JA’s experiential learning inspires kids to dream big and reach their potential. Junior Achievement of South Florida helps young people connect with relevant learning and the importance of staying in school. JA sparks students to develop competitive skills and confidence.
JA is pleased to host the 29th JA Business Hall of Fame where we honor and celebrate a group of individuals who demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit and distinguish themselves as leaders in their industry.
Sixteen high school student-led companies, mentored by volunteer business professionals, are participating in JA Fellows, JA’s pinnacle business, entrepreneurship, and leadership program for 9th-12th graders. See the top 10 teams compete at JA Fellows Spark Tank Finale!