In a nutshell, Jalia Pettis is a woman of many hats, a true Visionary; Daughter, Sister, Mother, Entrepreneur, Educator & Beauty Professional.
With a business background composed of over 18-years of corporate-level Human Resources Management Jalia has always embraced a strong desire to pursue her creative side. In 2006 she took the first step and started her own business, 3Jay Productions named after her three children. A multi-faceted firm of professionals that caters to those in the entertainment, fashion and beauty industries offering a broad range of services to include brand management, contractual writing, art direction, event planning, and public relations.
The following year she created an annual event entitled the Style Exhibition which was awarded a proclamation as the premiere fashion event of Columbia, SC. In 2017 it was rebranded as a style team and is now an educational workshop for students and licensed beauty professionals. In 2008, she began her freelance make-up artistry career.
After a few years of solid mentorship, she studied remotely with an overseas makeup artistry school. Many events, photoshoots, and marketing campaigns led her to return to school to study Esthetics. She graduated from Penrose Academy at the top of her class in October 2014.
In July 2015 she became a Beacon Award Winner and May 2017 was named NAHA Finalist for Makeup Artist of the Year both accomplishments through the Professional Beauty Association. In 2018, 3Jay Productions was named American Small Business Champion representing the state of Arizona. This same year Jalia began educating across the country at a variety of beauty tradeshows and continues doing so today. Jalia is now in the process of copyrighting her very own Makeup Certification Course which will be available for those aspiring to enter the beauty industry.
As a current resident of Phoenix, AZ she has a diverse roster of clientele and travels to accommodate such nationwide. She inspires other creatives to understand their purpose is tied to their passion. Jalia is a goal-digger, driven to leave a legacy and make her dreams come true while encouraging others to do the same.