Jonathan Garcia, a 2013 alumnus of the AAP, earned his associate's degree in 2013. He is currently majoring in electrical engineering at the main campus in Newark and is also working as an electrician; he expects to earn his Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree in fall 2017. A talented musician, Jon credits the AAP for both fostering his love of music and helping him discover his passion for engineering. "The AAP was a great experience for me — being at home while also close to college, meeting many people, and making friends," Jon said. "It helped me figure out what I really wanted to be. Although the AAP itself doesn't have an engineering program, it made me realize what I was capable of doing, besides having talent in music. The AAP helped develop the other hidden potential in me: electrical engineering.