Alumni Stories of Success

Nationally, Junior Achievement reaches nearly 4.8 million students per year in over 200,000 classrooms across the US. JA programs are taught by volunteers in cities, suburbs, and rural areas throughout the United States, coordinated by 105 area offices in all 50 states.

Junior Achievement  of Greater Fairfield County has a talented and distinguished pool of alumni. Although these alumni are at different points in their lives and careers, they share one common takeaway: their experience with JA has transformed their lives. JA alumni generously shared their stories and advice. See what these alumni have to say about their Junior Achievement experience.


Students who believed that JA helped them GAIN CONFIDENCE in new situations (Ipsos/JA Report 2020)


Students who noted that JA played an important role in their career path (Ipsos/JA Report 2020)

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