Our Stories

The Academy encouraged me to present myself confidently in front of my peers and show everyone what I am capable of.
I'm determined to never stop learning and the Level 5 Apprenticeship is the perfect next step to allow me to do this after graduating from the Academy.
For anyone interested in entrepreneurship, I would highly recommend the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy.
I had really bad anxiety at school, but starting my own business gave me something to focus on.
The Academy helped me realise that there is an alternative to university.
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.
Peter Jones CBE with Rosie Burr
I'm an acrobatic gymnast and the Academy gave me the confidence and skills to run my own gymnastics business.
Ayo Jenyo
My childhood dream was to set up my own business. And now I'm an entrepreneur.
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.
I am so glad I joined the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy. It’s certainly the best decision I have ever made.
I decided to go ahead and apply for the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy course, which turned out to be one of the best decisions I have ever made.
I worked as hard as I possibly could at the Academy and was always fascinated by and enthusiastic about every activity on the course.
Confused and discouraged about my career path, the Academy definitely pointed me in the right direction.
Quitting my A-Levels to pursue the course was a perfect decision. I am now National Entrepreneur of the Year 2013.
Where there’s a will there’s a way.
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.
If you want something you never had, you must be willing to do something you've never done before.
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.
It felt like an entirely new chapter of my life and, just as I expected, the course was amazing.
My dad always told me, 'If you find a job that you love you will never work another day in your life', and I believe that through and through.
Entrepreneurship is fun!

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