Jenn fell into hairdressing after leaving school and she became self-employed at the age 19 renting-a-chair in various salons in Middlesbrough to build up a clientele then by chance she bought the Victorian building on Linthorpe Road that now accommodates her salon The Edge Hair & Beauty.
Jenn has always had an interest in Art & Design and embarked on a journey at CCAD studying a foundations course in Applied Art. She completed this in 2011 and has successfully achieved a BA (hons) in Applied Art with Enterprise 2:1.
With this qualification she has already expanded the salon into retail space selling sustainable products to her clientele, within time Jenn will be adding these products to hope-designs website then looking into developing the Victorian building to hub of like minded creative’s working and selling alongside her newly renovated, welcoming, salon.
“Combining both passions would be my ultimate dream”