Melanie Gunn

2021 Job's for Michigan's Graduates Alumni of the Year winner

JMG Alumnus Class of 2019 at Southwest Michigan Works! Kalamazoo County






What’re you doing now? Did you go to college, a trade school, or into the military? If so, where?

An Apprenticeship with the YWCA


How did JMG help you prepare for life after high school?


How did the JMG program impact your life?

It has opened up a lot of opportunities for me and helped me succeed.


What did JMG ignite in you?



What is your favorite memory from your time in JMG?

My favorite memory from my time in Job's for Michigan's Graduates (JMG) is getting to know everyone and building friendships with them.


What would you say is your biggest accomplishment since graduation?

Enrolling in College


If you could give someone thinking about joining JMG one piece of advice, what would it be?

Don’t be afraid to reach out to anyone in JMG. We are all here to help and support you.


Share your hobbies, do you have any pets, what do you like to do in your spare time?

I like to paint as a hobby. I have a kitten and In my spare time I enjoy reading.