Our Stories

If you want something you never had, you must be willing to do something you've never done before.
I could hardly wait to meet fellow budding entrepreneurs, discuss business ideas and create my own successful company.
I am so glad I joined the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy. It’s certainly the best decision I have ever made.
Peter Jones CBE with Louis Bollard
I have a passion for business and achieved very high grades at school, but I was unsure about my future plans.
My goal was to become National Entrepreneur of the Year.
I have always wanted to create something that screams passion, and studying at the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy was a key element that supported me throughout this journey.
I believe that life is what you make of it.
Ayo Jenyo
My childhood dream was to set up my own business. And now I'm an entrepreneur.
I remember thinking I liked the idea of being taught by people who’d built up successful businesses themselves.
Peter Jones CBE with Nathan Dore
As a young single father, I wanted more skills to improve my prospects and give my daughters the security they needed.
Having just come out of rehab, I had completely lost all confidence in myself, lacked direction and was desperate to not relapse into old habits.
I am both shocked and thrilled to have set up a business so young. The benefits of attending the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy took me by surprise.
Emily Little
I didn't enjoy school and being heavily dyslexic, I didn't feel it was the right environment for me.
The Academy allowed me to take control of my life and gave me the encouragement and ambition to take the path that makes me who I am today.
Peter Jones CBE with Jane Flowerdew
I have two children and was made redundant in 2007. I always dreamt of starting my own business, but didn't know how.
I worked as hard as I possibly could at the Academy and was always fascinated by and enthusiastic about every activity on the course.
The Peter Jones enterprise academy gave me the skills and guidance needed to start my own business. At 20 I now run a successful recruitment company.
Being part of the Academy has enabled me to express myself with confidence.
I am astounded by how much I have been taught during this short period of time.
Vikesh Mistry with Peter Jones CBE
I turned down my university offer in favour of the Academy and have now secured funding for my business.
For anyone interested in entrepreneurship, I would highly recommend the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy.