Jay Nelson Corbita’s father worked as a school janitor while his mother sold ice candies, hotcakes, and banana cue. He learned the most important life lessons from his parents.
The son of a janitor and a snacks vendor who graduated summa cum laude from Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan topped the 2017 mechanical engineering board exams.
Jay Nelson Corbita may have always excelled academically but the biggest lessons in life – like the value of hard work and simple living – he learned from his parents.
Corbita’s father was a janitor in a private school near their home, while his mother sold ice candies, hotcakes, and banana cue.