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, Jamaican plus-size model, Tessenie Mowatt talks about the struggles she faced with body image and self-confidence. For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious...

In this installment of Our Stories, makeup artiste, Kedesh McFarlane explains how she escaped financial troubles with makeup artistry. For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture, rich and...

Although his biological parents were present in his upbringing, Antonyo said he shared a closer bond with his grandmother, Hazel Satchwell. He describes her as a woman of passion and strength! The DanceHall artiste said his grandmother was an...

In this installment of Our Stories, Dashiki Trendz' Owner, Horace Collins shares how Africa inspired his new perspective on business and life…For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious...

In this installment of Our Stories, Jamaican business owner, Rory-Craig Walker shares how a Facebook post influenced his business idea…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, Jamaican style enthusiast, T’Ka Walters explains why fashion designing is her destiny. 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, deaf Jamerican, Anton Abraham explains how he became a deejay. For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture, rich and wholesome food, and attractive...

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...

Many Jamaicans identify role models in foreign entertainers, politicians, philosophers, freedom fighters…inspired leaders across the waters. However, for this 23-year-old Dancehall artiste, his drive to make it big in the music industry is fuelled by the story of his neighbour,...

In this installment of Our Stories, Jamaican multimedia professional, Tyrone Simms shares how he overcame illiteracy. For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture, rich and wholesome food,...

TALKS WITH TESS

“The time will pass anyway.  You can either spend it creating the life you want or spend it living the life you don’t want. ...