Recently, Jarone was invited by Dr. Ho, a lecturer at Curtin University Malaysia, to carry out an alumni talk. During the talk, he shared some valuable insights that students could benefit from. One of his key messages was to focus on what you want before graduating to avoid feeling lost. Jarone advised students not to wait until they marry or reach a certain age before pursuing their dreams.
When asked about his motivation to contribute back to the university, Jarone’s response was simple, “The more you give, the more you get back.” His altruistic nature has endeared him to many students who look up to him as a role model.
Like many other graduates, Jarone faced the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic hit him hard as he had just paid rent for his shop-lot in Marina. Nevertheless, he persevered and bounced back stronger. His experience during the pandemic has made him realize the importance of having a fallback plan and not putting all your eggs in one basket.
Jarone has a vision to build a place where people don’t have to leave Miri to find job opportunities. His ambition to create job opportunities for the people of Miri is a testament to his dedication to his hometown.
Finally, when asked why he chose the path of digital marketing and public relations, Jarone attributed his decision to exploring his units in Curtin University Malaysia. He mentioned that his journey was not without obstacles, and he even faced criticism from his mother, who once called him a failure. However, he persevered and found his calling in life.
In conclusion, Jarone Choo is an inspiration to many students. His entrepreneurial journey and his dedication to his hometown of Miri are a testament to his resilience and determination. His message to students to focus on what they want before graduating and not to give up on their dreams is a valuable lesson that students can learn from.