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In The Spotlight: Jeannie Jones

Brand Architect: Goal-Oriented. Passionate. Motivated.

I had the privilege of interviewing Jeannie Jones back in 2006 when she was the 

hottest voice in radio at 93.9 WKYS (DC). We met at Busboys & Poets in DC and 

some question that I asked her resulted in the answer KUMQUAT. She purred that 

word as only the Kitty of the City could. MEOW!!

“Advice on pursuing your passion/dream is make sure you're doing something that excites and challenges you daily. Then research, study and get prepared to be the best at it." - Jeannie Jones

She has since moved to the West Coast but continues to show off her skills in film,  radio and television as an actor, producer and director. I have had countless,  memorable experiences with Jeannie and celebs like Chuck Brown, Mya, Tank,  Richard Gere, Melanie Fiona and many more. I'm ready for the reunion tour, Kitty!​ (2024 Website Refresh - Interview Added to The Blog: Original Post: June 22, 2021)

I asked Jeannie our Signature Spotlight questions, and here is what she had to say. No Kumquats were harmed during questioning! Ha!:

LBDSAW: Choose 3 words to describe yourself.

JEANNIE: Goal-Oriented. Passionate. Motivated.

LBDSAW: How would you describe your personal style?

JEANNIE: I would describe my personal style as eccentric.​

LBDSAW: If you are a salad lover, tell us what you'd have in your Signature Salad.

JEANNIE: My signature salad includes Kale, Basil, Mozzarella, Red Onions, Avocado, 

Tomatoes, Arugula topped with Balsamic Glaze.

LBDSAW: If you are a wine lover, do you prefer red or white?

JEANNIE: If I'm doing wine, has to be RED.

LBDSAW: If you were to create a signature cocktail, what would be in it (with or without alcohol works)?

JEANNIE: My signature cocktail is simply a Kahlua and Creme (hold the vodka, no 

White Russian. I can't hang with that part. LOL)​

LBDSAW: Where is your favorite place to dine?

JEANNIE: Nobu in Malibu and Georgio Baldi in Santa Monica (it's Rihanna's fave too)

LBDSAW: What travel destination has been your favorite?

JEANNIE: Favorite travel destination is Bahamas during the Junkanoo Celebration on 

New Year's.

LBDSAW: Where haven't you been that you'd like to explore?

JEANNIE:  Looking forward to exploring Paris and Africa.

LBDSAW: What makes you feel the happiest? (Not a person)

JEANNIE: I'm happiest when I spend time on nature hikes and surrounded by water 

or swimming in it.

LBDSAW: What do you enjoy most about being a Brand Architect?

JEANNIE: I enjoy being a Brand Architect because it's so fulfilling to assist a client to 

accomplish their goal(s) and help him/her exceed their initial expectations 

and vision for success.

LBDSAW: What advice would you give to someone pursuing their passion & purpose?

JEANNIE: Advice on pursuing your purpose/dream is make sure you're doing something that excites and challenges you daily. Then research, study and get 

prepared to be the best at it . All else you desire will follow and evolve. You must 

network and put the work in at whatever you want.

LBDSAW: What's next for you?

JEANNIE: I will always do Radio and TV, continue to produce and direct content for 

TV and Film, develop Talent in Music and Media. Starring in film and children's 

book later this year and always focused on "elevating tomorrow's leaders today" 

through The Jeannie Jones Mentoring Program and Grant My Wish Foundation. 

LBDSAW: How can folks follow your journey?

JEANNIE: Follow IG: @iamjeanniejones or @readysetimpact 

LBDSAW: Thanks, Jeannie! We'll be following! - MRM

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