Jonathan Allen Yabut: Asia’s First Apprentice

The 27-year-old Economics graduate from University of the Philippines proved that he’s got what it takes to get through the world’s toughest job interview.

The Apprentice Asia is a franchise of the American reality series where contestants vie for the chance to become the apprentice of a business magnate.

Wednesday, July 31. On the reality show’s 11th episode, the host and Malaysian entrepreneur, Tony Fernandes hired Yabut. He won a year’s contract in Fernandes’ airline, AirAsia with an undisclosed six-figure starting salary. He will be based in Kuala Lumpur working as AirAsia’s chief of staff starting August 15.

Jonathan posted on his facebook account, “You can never be too small to dream big.”



Vea Nelson, Long Island, NY Correspondent

Photo Source: AXN Asia Facebook Page

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