Your best bet is to join a faction--they can give you a job, assign you a ship to use, and give you a salary so one day you can own your own.
Becoming a jedi is done by random chance, and a very small one at that. If your race has a >0% force probability, you need to find a currently-FS character to test you for the force, but those too are hard to come by.
I dare you to make less sense.
Are you a newbie, or do you have access to newbies?