Getting ahead with a degree, certification, a job and a career in the making Macio Thompkins is one of our UYEP participants that’s “rising all the way up”! Macio has earned an Industry Recognized Credential (IRC), Commercial Drivers License (CDL) and is now gainfully employed at the City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management. At 23 years old, Macio has worked very hard to reach these career aspirations! Macio has plans to enroll into college January 2017 to pursue a degree in Business Administration. Way to go Macio!!