Shamese Scott

Shamese Scott on What Drew Her to the Trucking Industry

Here at Climb, the best part of the job is getting to help talented, passionate people reach their goals and find their dream careers. One such person is Shamese Scott, who received our Lasting Change Truck Driving Scholarship. Since receiving the scholarship, she’s gone on to graduate from 160 Driving Academy and earned her Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Get to know Shamese — and what made her want to join the trucking industry — through her scholarship-winning response below!

Shamese Scott Trucking

I grew up all over our country. Born in NYC, and have lived in Los Angeles, Denver, and Chicago, before settling in NJ. Besides truckers looking cool, I have many friends in the trucking industry. They are all very knowledgeable and have taught me a few rules of the road that no one thinks about. I think that this industry is very important to our country; we would not be able to function properly without our truckers delivering America’s goods throughout our country. I would love to be a part of contributing to it. I love the versatility of the field. I have seen and met people from all walks of life. I am an African American woman who raised two sons (now adults), so I don’t have to worry about leaving young children. My fiance is a truck driver, and I am proud to say he met his Million Miles a few months ago. Hoping to do the same!!!

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