We had the good fortune of connecting with Jessie Jalee Blake and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Jessie Jalee, do you have a favorite quote or affirmation?
No one can take your destiny, for only you can give it up.
No matter what obstacles come your way, keep moving forward.
Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
“Motivated by confidence and resistant to failure,” is how Jessie Jalee Blake pursues her goals and firmly upholds her objectives. Born in an extremely large family, standing out from the rest of her siblings was not difficult because of Jessie Jalee’s humorous personality and imagination. Although her upbringing was challenging, she countered some of her obstacle through music, dance and when she would beat the dresser with two combs as if it was a full drum kit. One of her musical inspirations is “Shelia E”, which inspired Jessie Jalee to attempt a real set of drums at an early age.
Although she obtained a BA in Accounting ,MBA, and doctoral achievements, Jessie’s passion for the entertainment world would not subside; therefore, she has been in over 12 movies and 8 commercials. Additionally,Blake has worked as a producer and production accountant since 2007. In 2021, Blake took her Entertainment career to the next level by writing and executive producing “The In-Law Gang!”
Blake’s life experiences are an inspiration to numerous individual, which her book “Becoming a Lady: Misguided”(Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Walmart and more)reveals various aspects of her life. Furthermore, she encourages young men and women to never let the fear of failure stymie their dreams and aspirations. To further elaborate, “Success is given to us by default, but sometimes people choose or are forced to change the default settings. However, the settings could change back to default at any time.” With that said, she remains focused, motivated, and determined to show people that obstacles could be turned into success stories.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Chef Robs is amazing place with great food.
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