Jackie is a teacher by day, jewelry designer by night. She has always had a passion for jewelry as a young child inspired by her heritage and sister. She has been making her dream come true by scoping out the very best beads wherever she is living at the time. Jackie has been in Amman for 3 years and in the Middle East for a total of 10 years and has continued making jewelry that reflects her style while incorporating Arabian touches. In addition, a proceeds of sales go to helping the local community. Want to learn more about Jackie..... read on!
What is your name? Where are you from? How long have you been in Jordan?
My name is Jacqueline but most call me Jackie. I'm from an extremely small town in Ohio where cornfields were neighbors and adventures. I have lived in Jordan for a little over 2 years now.
1. What motivates you to work hard?
My motivation is that this is my dream. I want people to wear beautiful jewelry and help others in need at the same time.
2. If you could share a meal with any 4 individuals, living or dead, who would they be?
My deceased grandparents and great grandparents. I'd love to hear their stories about my family.
3. What's your favorite family recipe?
Absolutely anything that my mom cooks but I especially love her enchiladas and carne asada. 😍
4. What is one thing you will never do again?
I would continue on my path and do everything the same. The only way we learn is by making the decisions that have led us to this part of our journey.
5. If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Enchiladas, my mom's enchiladas 😂