We continue our series of interviews with Black founders in partnership with 100Knoxville. We're talking with Jasmine Newton, founder of Javon Renee Portraits, a portrait photography business that specializes in branding and women's contemporary portraits. We discuss what it's like to help women rediscover themselves through the power of photography, the importance of a family support system, and combating the stereotypes around Black female-owned businesses.
Fired from Customer Service job, Jasmine Newton Blossoms into a Hyper Successful Photographer
The Portrait System Podcast
Have you ever been fired from a job and thought that it was the end of the world? Well, you are alone! Today's guest is Jasmine Newton, an incredibly successful portrait photographer who knows exactly what it feels like to be fired from a job and not know where to go from there. Listen in as Jasmine tells us all about how she became a DJ, lost her job, moved to customer service and lost her job again before finding a new passion with photography. Jasmine also talks about her meeting with Saray-Taylor Roman, who was our 1st guest on the Portrait System podcast, and how networking helped her business tremendously. If you want to learn how to grow your business while being inspired by an incredible life story, then this episode is for you!
When the zombie apocalypse meets adulting. Jasmine Newton is originally from Brooklyn, NY and lives in Philadelphia, PA. She currently works at YouthBuild Philly as a Community Projects Coordinator. Join the "10 Things That Scare Me" conversation, and tell us your fears at 10thingspodcast.org Follow 10 Things That Scare Me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.