About JA Memphis

 

Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South has been dedicated to educating students about entrepreneurship, work-readiness, and financial literacy since 1955. Through an extensive offering of experiential, hands-on programs, JA empowers students by helping them discover the tools they need to succeed in today's economy.

 

More than 10,000 students participate in JA programs each year throughout the Greater Memphis area. Our programs are taught by volunteers from all walks of life, including: business people, college students, parents and retirees. These dedicated individuals are the backbone of our organization.
 

Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South serves 22 counties across three states:
 

Tennessee Mississippi Arkansas
Crockett
Chester
Dyer
Fayette
Gibson
Hardeman
Haywood
Laurderdale
Madison
McNairy
Shelby
Tipton

DeSoto
Marshall
Tunica

 

 

 

 

 

 

Craighead
Crittenden
Cross
Lee
Mississippi
Phillips
St. Francis