Meet 4/C Jacob Botsolis, a Marine Engineering major from Braintree, Massachusetts. Jacob attended Liberty Elementary School, South Middle School, and Braintree High School.
Jacob’s interest in maritime industry comes from his family history and exposure to the maritime industry throughout his youth. His grandfather, as well as many other Greek ancestors, were in the Greek Merchant Marines.
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His father is a past Commander of Division 12 Coast Guard Auxiliary, 1st Northern District. Jacob’s oldest brother is a yacht captain in Miami, Florida.
According to his proud family, “Jacob has chosen Massachusetts Maritime Academy because of the challenging, yet attainable regiment, as well the way of achieving his dream to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps.”
Jacob is thrilled to know that students are participating in Follow The Voyage - Share The Experience from his hometown of Braintree, Massachusetts.