Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps Center

Whitney Young Cement grad is employed with STAR Construction

May 10th, 2019

Demetrius Brownlee at age 19 has secured a position with STAR Construction thanks to the great cement career technical training he received at Whitney Young Job Corps. While at Whitney Young Brownlee obtained various certifications in the industry to help him jump start a prosperous career. On the first week, Brown reported” I love my job and I want to stick with it.” He also reported that his strong work ethic did not go unnoticed by his co-workers. Brownlee describes himself as a “not a quitter on self” as someone who has perseverance and will do what it takes to succeed. In addition to the great work ethics and technical skills Brownlee developed while at Whitney Young, Brownlee was also the shop foreman and a leader on campus.