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."
Leonel is a former JA student who participated in JA Job Shadow.
Adan Gonzalez, model former DISD student, is now a model Georgetown U. student.
"Working with the kids helped me decide what I want to do when I graduate from high school," says one participant.