Junior Achievement of North Florida

2021 Hall of Fame

Event Date: May 27, 2021

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Location: UNF Adam W. Herbert University Center

Join us as we honor forward-thinking entrepreneurs and accomplished community leaders for their contributions to the region's economic development and their service as role models for youth and business peers.


Thompson S. Baker Award  

Dr. Diana Greene

Dr. Diana Greene

The Thompson S. Baker Award recognizes individuals who have dedicated themselves to bettering our community through leadership, hands-on involvement, and philanthropic deeds. The annual award celebrates our local heroes who have positively influenced business and education in the Jacksonville community. Since 1997, this prestigious annual award has been named for Thompson S. Baker, the founder of Florida Rock Industries who unselfishly contributed to the betterment of our community.


Entrepreneur of the Year Award 

Craig Mandeville

Craig Mandeville

The Entrepreneur of the Year Award is presented to an inspirational business leader who has excelled as an innovator, exemplifies a passionate entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrates personal integrity and influence, and is committed to making a positive regional impact.


JA Inspire Award

Jennifer Chapman

 Jennifer Chapman

The JA Inspire Award recognizes an individual whose passion, purpose and commitment to the community are demonstrated through a legacy of outstanding volunteer service and community engagement. While excelling professionally, they also share their experience with the next generation, and give time and direct financial resources to their community.


Junior Achievement inspires and prepares young people to succeed by teaching them key concepts in:

Financial Literacy


Work Readiness

Learn more at janfl.org






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2021 Hall of Fame Sponsors



Publix Super Markets Charities







Baptist Health        MARY ANN CALLAHAN       Fidelity Investments        FIS

Florida Blue          Florida Rock & Tank Lines               




     EY            Firehouse Subs             Pivot CPAs       


  PNC Bank     BOB WALL          W.W. Gary Mechanical Contractor, Inc.




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