ABOUT THE CEO
Jearlean Taylor is Baltimore native. She grew up in loving family with both parents with 2 brothers and 3 sisters. She enjoys traveling, relaxing watching Netflix, modeling, and spending time with family and friends. Jearlean is also author, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, woman of God, and cancer survivor.
At the age of 3 years old Jearlean was diagnosed with a rare from of cancer. As a result of the cancer she was left was 2 permanent ostomy bags. Her life was a journey of unexpected challenges. Through her faith in God, support from family and friends and medical professionals she persevered. Her motto is "life circumstances does not define who we are or who we can become."
In 2006, she started a Christian based modeling company. J & Company motto is they build, train, and develop from the inside out. They invite ages 6 and up to become the best person they can be from the inside out.
Jearlean has been a fashion model for 19 years, published in over 30 magazines, featured on her city largest digital billboard 7 times, T.V., radio, numerous awards and recognition's, and travels abroad for runway shows and speaking engagements.
She thank God for giving her an outlet to show the world ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE..
Excerpt of her story (“Pretty Girl Blues”) featured: Essence Magazine, Jet (Online), Fearless Magazine, Phoenix Magazine (featured on cover), Grace & Glory Magazine, Heart & Soul Magazine, Parle Magazine, Change Gospel Magazine, BB Magazine, Promoting Purpose Women Magazine, IMPACT Magazine, Up & Comin Magazine, Sheen Magazine, WOE Magazine, Fashion Bomb Daily, His Favor Magazine, Rolling Out Magazine, Inspiring Lives Magazine, The Baltimore Times (cover page), Full Bloom Magazine (cover page), and more.......
Appearances/Media: Good Day Baltimore, Baltimore City Community College Book Club, Authors Talk Live, In Focus (ABC News), WBAL News, FOX 45, The Turning Point, The Yes Show (California), Verizon’s Women’s Empowerment Conference, Tylenol (stories of strength essay winner), LED Baltimore (billboard feature), Black TalentTV, ASPIRE TV, Heart Thread, BRUT (over 1/2 million views), Inspiring Lives Magazine, Diva Talk, WOCN Regional Conference,The Journalogues, Women's Creative Chat, Women In Business International, Industry Session, Youth Rally(Colorado), and more....
Fashion Umbrella Foundation Impact Award Recipient. (From Mayor’s Office)
This honor is presented to individuals who create humanistic shift in someone’s life or inject and sustainability within a community
*Robin Robert (Everybody’s Got Something) Podcast
Thriver Thursday feature
*Art Gallery feature at Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute & Cultural Center
*Regional & National Great Comeback Recipient (impacting the ostomy community)
*Nominated NAACP Hometown Hero, sponsored through 92Q radio
*Hero of Hope Awards (impacting the cancer community)
*Remarkable Woman of Year
*Ambassador for Convatec Company (world largest supplier of ostomy products & supplies)
*CEO/Founder Osto Beauties