Our Stories

Our Stories

The inspirational stories of Jamaicans in business. Our Stories is intended to highlight and promote the positive in challenging and life-altering experiences.

In this installment of Our Stories, university student Tenuke Doyley explains how she lives up to her name…For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture, rich and wholesome food, and attractive people. And while that image...

Photography is like a choice for me in the sense that it is not exactly my “bread and butter”. I’m still a student at the University of the West Indies that is majoring in animations so I am a student first and then I am a free-lance photographer. At times, I wished it was my...

Peer pressure made me choose Law. I mean, I did well in CAPE Law Units 1 and 2 which basically suggested that maybe I had a future in this field, however, I felt as though...

In this installment of Our Stories, Rap artist and producer, Yared Taylor expresses the rhythm and lyrics behind his art on his journey to music …For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white...

I am very strange and weird and abnormal. I’ve been called that my entire life and I like it. I think it’s just… I think they’re very beautiful labels.

In this installment of Our Stories, BBC Bristol Radio Host Primrose Granville shares her experience with polycystic kidney disease and her journey to desensitizing organ donation…For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white...

In this installment of Our Stories, author Paul Blake explains how his parents' relationship benefitted from their divorce….For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture, rich and wholesome...

In this installment of Our Stories, young entrepreneur, Gemmar McFarlane shows us just how nothing can interfere with one’s true destiny… For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise- white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture, rich...

In this installment of Our Stories, young fashion designer Qwesi Wray shows just how anyone can turn their life around, even in the darkest of situations….For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches,...

In this installment of Our Stories, singer Lady Phylea Carley explains why she turned down a career in Medicine….For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture, rich and...

TALKS WITH TESS

As you read from the title, this will be a two-part series. I mean, how can we shatter stereotypes of fat Caribbean women in...