GR_fredkakemboGrafton Job Corps Center student Fred Kakembo’s healthy drive and ambition helped him realize his career goals.

Fred came to the U.S. from Entebbe, Uganda when he was 12. He enrolled in Grafton in 2017, with the dream of entering the medical field. Fred completed the CMA trade and has accepted a job at UMass Memorial Medical Center as a Certified Medical Assistant at an estimated rate of $18-20 an hour.

“The staff at Grafton Job Corps truly do care and do their best to help the students achieve their goals,” he said.

Fred will take his new position upon graduation.