Class of: 2002
School: Taita College
Scholarship Partner: Bell Gully
At school Jermaine was a successful all-rounder making him an excellent role model for other young Maori students. His Yr 12 Dean saw Jermaine as "a charming, personable and outgoing young man, who has a positive attitude and makes the most of opportunities, both at school and in life."
Jermaine is known for his work ethic. "Jermaine's obvious determination to succeed in his chosen career impressed us…he has great potential," said Rosalind Baker, Human Resources Manager at Bell Gully. Jermaine's hard work has seen him through a Diploma in Exercise Science and a Bachelors of Sport and Exercise Science at Waikato Institute of Technology (WINTEC).
Having completed his scholarship in 2005 and graduated from WINTEC in 2008, Jermaine is worked full-time as a qualified Personal Trainer Les Mills Xtreme in Wellington City.
He is now an Exercise Science Tutorial Assistant at Weltec and Jetts Fitness NZ Assistant Club Manager.