Kristin Jones is the writer and editor of AlwaysTryingToWin.com. Born and raised in Queens, NY, Kristin is the only child of Sharmayne Jenkins and Richard Jones. She studied Fine Arts with a concentration in Fashion Design at LaGuardia High School for Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City, NY. Upon graduation from H.S. she attended Northeastern University in Boston, MA; majoring in History. During this time she had the opportunity to work with JetBlue Airways, E.F. Education, then New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, as well as in the Creative Department of Sony Music Entertainment. She now resides in Providence, RI (We didn’t see that coming!) where she works in the operations department of Provant Health Solutions, LLC.
“KJ” @ a Glance
Hometown: Hollis (Queens), NY
Favorite Celebrity: Beyonce Giselle Knowles-Carter
Favorite Teams: NY JETS; LA Lakers
Favorite Designer: Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel; Rachel Roy, Michael Kors
Favorite Artist: Romare Bearden
Hobbies: Painting, Sketching, Writing, Reading, Being Right, “Winning”, Visiting museums, Ninja/Samauri Films, Cooking/Baking.
Dream Car: Audi A7 (Realistic); Aston Martin One-77 (Fantasy)
Favorite Quote: “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be Different!!” – Coco Chanel
5 Things she won’t leave home without: Cellphone, Visa card, Lip Gloss, and Driver’s License and Deodorant.
Catchphrase: “You Better Get It!”