Juan Hernandez is a senior at Coldwater High School and attends the Collision Repair Program at the Branch Area Careers Center. He is the son of Guillermina Martinez and Fidel Hernandez.
Juan has an On-the-Job Training placement as a body shop assistant at Autobody USA of Coldwater, under the direction of Ron Coco. His responsibilities include helping with inspections, prepping and detailing automobiles, assisting the technicians, and cleaning the shop.
Juan feels his OJT training has helped him prepare for his future. He gets real life experiences and discovers what skill set areas he excels at, as well as those areas that still need improvement.
He plans to continue work at Autobody USA after graduation. He also plans to study autobody and collision at Lansing Community College. His favorite part about the OJT program is working with experienced technicians and the friendly staff.
Juan’s hobbies include fishing, eating out, playing video games and spending time with his friends. At Coldwater High School, Juan played soccer and wrestled.