WHO IS JESSICA ELLIOTT?
Dance school owner, rockstar agent, mentor, lover of hip hop, 3am friend and Mum!
Jess is one of a kind!
Jess is the owner of J’s Dance Factory With over 10 awards under her belt, she loves nurturing new, fresh talent and enjoys teaching as well as signing deals. Jess genuinely cares about each and every student, No one is just a number around here.
Having trained in danced since the age of 3 and set up the school many years ago Jessica has vast experience and is able to instantly put children and young people at ease.
Here is her story….
Aged just 20, in 2007 Jessica founded J’s Dance Factory with £200 and a dream. Months later Dancing after School classes followed and today provide dance classes in more than 24 schools across London in four Boroughs. More than 1000 J’s Dance Factory children aged 3-17, access classes on a weekly basis and perform at community-based events while completing examinations, and the school has a growing talent agency and is being rolled out across the UK as a franchise.
Her dedicated work ethic and desire to make a social contribution, have led to a mantel full of awards ranging from the Natwest Everywoman award, to the Spirit of London Community Business Entrepreneur the same year. Jessica’s social impact is unquestionable.
With demand for classes widespread and existing classes near capacity, the launch of J’s Dance Factory Franchise was an organic evolution for the brand. Equally Jessica Elliott Management started a few years later has evolved into an all-encompassing resource for brands was the perfect next step! Jessica’s vision for the agency was to create a hub brimming with un-media trained, ethnically diverse and talented children whose USP is their genuine love of performing.
Jessica is being heralded as one of the UK’s brightest entrepreneurial talents and has been featured on the Power List featuring the most influential talents in the UK of African and Caribbean origin. Recognised by former Prime Minister David Cameron as a shining example for others. She also presented her own career series for The Independent Newspaper online.
A glistening role model for the next generation of how a recession or our economy need not determine your future, Jessica’s success is empowering for us all. She is also a mother to an awesome little girl named Storm.
As one of the many awards that adorn her mantel exclaims, Jessica Elliott is absolutely one of “London’s top 10 young people.”