Jorge Fernandes is a native of Cape Verde and came to the United States at age 16, not knowing how to read, write, or speak English.
Today, at 26 years of age he is a data scientist at Pratt & Whitney, a Fortune 50 company.
Watch the video below to hear about Jorge’s inspiring journey.
The video was made by Big Picture Anthems, under the direction of Ben Gilbarg, and is reproduced here with their kind permission.
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