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.

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...

In this installment of Our Stories, holistic remedy specialist Madda Mush- I explained why you can't call her fat anymore….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, scholarship recipient Kevoyne explains why money is not a problem for him….For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture, rich and wholesome...

TALKS WITH TESS

I think it is time we remove the labels placed on beauty.  Jamaican women are beautiful because of our differences. The Caribbean has always been...