Junior Achievement of Greater Baton Rouge is a for-impact, non-profit organization serving our community by bringing volunteers from the business community into the classroom to teach Kindergarten – 12th grade students personal finance, entrepreneurship and work-readiness skills.
Develop a generation of individuals who are armed with the confidence, knowledge and determination to thrive in order to build a better future for themselves and their community.
Belief in the boundless potential of young people.
Commitment to the principles of market-based economics and entrepreneurship.
Passion for what we do and honesty, integrity, and excellence in how we do it.
Respect for the talents, creativity, perspectives, and backgrounds of all individuals.
Belief in the power of partnership and collaboration.
Conviction in the educational and motivational impact of relevant, hands-on learning.
The Junior Achievement Board of Directors consists of industry leaders from across Greater Baton Rouge.
Our partners are integral to our success. We greatly value the relationships with our investors and could not successfully serve Greater Baton Rouge and Acadiana students without their support. Hundreds of community partners actively put Junior Achievement’s mission into action each year. Many support JA with financial, human, and in-kind resources each year and we are truly grateful. Partners listed here represent Junior Achievement’s top financial partners.