JA Alumnus Gene Simmons Recognizes His JA Experience as a Jump-Starter to His Life

Millions of JA alumni have gone on to achieve tremendous success. Gene Simmons, bassist and vocalist for KISS, is just one example. "So initially, I wanted to get money because I loved my mom?it was a very simple kind of idea before I understood what I learned from Junior Achievement and how capitalism and the free market system works," Gene said in an interview with the Examiner.

Listen to Gene talk about his JA experience in his own words: [audio m4a="https://juniorachievementusa.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/gene_simmons_trimmed.m4a"]

Click here to read the full Examiner interview with Gene Simmons about his new book: Me, Inc.: Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win in Life and Business.

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