Junior Achievement

  • Non-Profit Organizations
P O Box 141284
Gainesville, FL 32614
(352) 727-0178
  • About

    Why Junior Achievement (JA)?

    JA helps students realize that the education they are getting today will help them to have a bright future tomorrow. JA's unique, volunteer delivered programs, show them all of the possibilities that lay before them. They realize they can choose different paths; College? A specific trade? Start their own business? Through your participation with JA, as an organization or as an individual, these statistics below can begin to change in our community:

    20% of U.S. students will not complete high school on time and earn a diploma.
    49% of U.S. employers recognize that talent shortages impact their ability to serve clients and customers.
    36% of Americans say that they have at some point in their lives felt their financial situation was out of control.
    91% of millennials wish they had greater access to entrepreneurial education programs.