Jennifer “Jaki” Johnson
Letter to my Chic Jetsetters:
Hi Chic Jetsetters! I am so happy that you are visiting our website and learning more about the brand. Jetsetter Chic is all about you! It is the ONLY travel lifestyle brand for female jetsetters that puts them at the forefront of travel! Edgy, chic, classy, and smart are what we exude. We are world citizens, sophisticated thinkers, and global change makers. We travel for work because our job demands it and at times we travel for pleasure. We are women from all areas of life who travel as business executives, entrepreneurs, and flight crew. Simply put, travel is our lifestyle. We are going places and making it happen!
I came up with this idea in 2014 when I first started flying as a flight attendant. I noticed on my flights that travel brands and products were heavily marketed to men while women were generally overlooked. I also saw that with constant travel I was always in search of the right products in between flights that would help with the stress of traveling. Female passengers would ask me about the best products to use when traveling and if they were TSA-Compliant. I put the idea on hold after getting accepted to Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City to focus on travel news. I spent two years flying from Atlanta to New York every week to complete the program. Now after receiving a Masters degree and visiting 24 countries, Jetsetter Chic was finally launched November 2018.
I look forward to building a relationship with all my Chic Jetsetters by saving you time from shopping for travel necessities, bringing you the best in travel trends, and keeping you Jetsetter Chic. The future of airline travel is female!
Fun Facts about me: I have climbed the Teotihuacan pyramids of Mexico, went underground to see real diamonds of Colombia, and swam with sharks in the Dominican Republic! I received my undergraduate degree from Spelman College and was a featured reporter on CBS Radio, Cox Radio, and Cumulus Media.
From my desk in the blue sky,
Jennifer “Jaki” Johnson
CEO/Founder, Jetsetter Chic
Eliana landed her first plane at ten years old! Since then she has traveled to over ten countries and four out of seven continents. Growing up with a dad as a pilot, let’s say this gal is not a newbie to traveling! We can all agree, that flying has been a part of her DNA since she was born. With a diverse background working with new brands she knows how to move a brand from concept to execution with her sleek advising strategies. When she learned about our brand concept, she immediately fell in love with Jetsetter Chic and has been advising us ever since on our brand development. This jetsetter and brand advisor holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry with a minor in Business Administration from High Point University. Fun fact: Eliana’s favorite tv show is NCIS!
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
Rose is a Filipina writer and social media manager who can't live without strong coffee. She has been in love with words her whole life and has served in several roles as a content editor, lifestyle magazine contributor, and social media copywriter. Today, she enjoys developing engaging social media content for our Jetsetter community. When she's not chasing deadlines, she plays legos with her son and visits art galleries. Before joining the social media craze, she received her Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) from the National Teachers College where she majored in English. Fun fact - she's been writing and sharing her fanfics online for six years now! This up and coming jetsetter plans to travel to Paris, London, and Amsterdam.
Ashley O. has been flying since she was considered an “unaccompanied minor” to visit her grandmother during the holidays and summer breaks in Texas. However, her desire to visit other cultures was not born until she experienced her first international flight during an oral history scholars’ program while attending undergrad at Spelman College. The opportunity allowed her to go to Kingston, Jamaica where she witnessed people driving on the “wrong side of the road” and meeting a Chinese Jamaican for the first time! Since then Ashley has gone on to travel to 12 countries!
Ashley's belief that women should reject societies notion that you can only follow one dream at a time and her experience in witnessing the work ethic of our CEO/Founder attracted Ashley to our company. She is eager to bring her legal mind to the brand to keep women at the forefront of travel!
When Ashley isn’t traveling, she is working as a disability attorney and co-running ShuEsq, The Shoe Bar, a women’s upscale shoe boutique. Fun facts: Ashley loves monkeys and will go to every monkey excursion possible. Her favorite one thus far is going to visit monkey island in Phi Phi islands, Thailand where monkeys were in their natural habitat. Next destination: Although half Nigerian, Ashley O. has never been to Nigeria…It’s on the list to get there soon!
Becca is indeed the camera whisperer. She knows how to make it do what it do! As a SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) graduate, she has taken her B.F.A in photography to all kinds of heights. Becca has worked with major subscription boxes such as Sparkle, Hustle, Grow and All Girl Shave Club, to name a few. She has seen mostly all of the U.S.A. by traveling to 30 out of 52 states. She has also had her share of international travel where she went to Mexico and St. Lucia. Becca’s dream place is to travel to the village where her family comes from in Tuscany, Italy. When Becca is not behind the lens, she is a yoga teacher. Her word of advice to all our Chic Jetsetters is to apply zen to your travels by taking breaths in the airport!
WEBSITE + GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Victoria works for Mirar Media Group as Web + Graphic Designer. She has recently done design work for Abbott, American Heart Association, and Mitchelle Gold + Bob Williams. A graduate from Colombia College Chicago, she has a passion for all things beautiful -- art, design, architecture, photography, etc.! She has travelled through Europe - for her, nothing is better than sitting in an Italian piazza having wine and a good meal! When Victoria isn’t designing, you’ll catch her at the gym or baking something that will later be worked off at the gym!
EMAIL + CONTENT CREATION MANAGER
Meet Roxana Avila, our Email and Content Creation Manager.
Roxana is seriously our jack of all trades! When she is not creating our newsletter or curating news stories, she is designing a template for our email campaigns, or searching for chic styles to include in our weekly edition of "What's the Travel Tea for the Week?"
When she is not working, you can catch her looking for tickets to her next adventure around the world. She is currently getting to know Argentina as part of a new adventure and loving it! She has been to some of the most beautiful places in South America including Venezuela (her home country) and Brazil, her favorite country so far. When not traveling, you can catch her with a cup of coffee in hand and some bossa nova playing in the background!