Focus Academy

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Former Graduates: Where are they now?

2019

Liam S

Liam graduated from Focus Academy with almost one year of community college completed with a 4.0 grade point average! He moved to Los Angeles in the summer and currently attends community college and lives with his father and step-mother.

Max C

Max is now working part time at Home Depot while attending college at Lone Star College.

2018

Stephen D

Stephen is currently attending Wharton County Junior College in Sugar Land.

2017


Jordon R


Upon graduation, Jordon transitioned from Wharton County Junior College (where he attended as part of his high school transition program) to Blinn College. He plans to go on to Texas A&M University and declared Engineering as his major.



Colin B


After graduating from Focus Academy, Colin is worked full-time for two different animal kennels. He is currently attending school in Corsicana working to obtain a commercial driver's license (CDL) and plans to begin driving for Swift Transportation this winter. 

Grant M

Grant has written and published his first book (along with his amazing mother Julie Coy) called Grant the Jigsaw Giraffe. Information about this cool book (printed in a specialized dyslexia font) and Grant's other products can be found at www.jigsawgrant.com.  Grant took a bit longer to complete high school because he was working on his magnificent art business - Grant's Eco Art www.grantsecoart.com but it seems it was totally worth it as he is now driving and presenting at conferences throughout the United States.

2016

Brandon P


Brandon was only at Focus Academy for his final year of high school, but he did an amazing job transitioning! He is currently attending junior college to get his core coursework out of the way. As of May 2019, Brandon is also the proud father of a beautiful baby boy, Luke.


Wyatt B


Wyatt moved away to Waco immediately after graduation. Although he decided the program was not for him after the first year, he gained valuable skills in independent living. He has since moved to Austin and is continuing to workin on independent living skills while attending community college there.

Colleen B

Colleen is currently working at her father's insurance company and helping her mom with her much younger brother. 

Joseph C

Joe is attending Lone Star College.

Ar H

Ar currently works full time and lives with his roommate in Sugar Land.


Michael P


Michael currently attends college as a music major. He is making some amazing dynamic music already and we can't wait to hear his music in future video games!

Blake T

Blake is currently employed part-time at Kroger and attending Alvin Community College. He is considering a career in Geology. 

Julia P

Julia is currently a psychology major attending the University of Houston. She works as a research assistant at the U of H anxiety and depression lab.

Alex S

Alex completed Texas State Technical College's program to earn a certificate in diesel mechanics. He is currently completing a second certification as a welder. Alex was also recently on an edition of DIYnetwork's Containables as for his all new tiny home 

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Jared T

Tyler S

Tyler is attending Houston Community College. 

2015

Collier B


Collier is finishing up his associates degree in xxx at Wharton County Junior College.

Kacy P

Kacy recently earned her Commercial Drivers License. She is working, living independently and making her life grand! She is an awesome photographer as well!

Jeremy P

Jeremy is finishing up his degree at the University of Houston and works part time with young children with Autism. 

Alexander R

Alexander recently moved to California. 

2014

Ted A

Ted currently works full time while working on his degree in American Sign Language.

Eric B

Eric landed his dream job with the Sugar Land Skeeters Baseball Organization. He has worked at several jobs in their stadium over the years and loves his work!

Trevor B


Trevor attended Lone Star College to major in Entertainment Technology. After completing the program, he is now  loving his job as a lighting crew grip. Sounds a bit dangerous us but glad he found his place!

Marissa H

Marissa attends Lone Star College while continuing to work as an assistant manger with a local pizza company. She is married and now has a beautiful baby girl, Ayla.

2013

Our Quiet Year!

2012

John D

John works with his father on the family ranch.

Matthew C


Matt is a recent graduate of the University of Houston with a Bachelor's degree in Media Productions. He moved back in with his parents and is looking for his first "real" job.