Dominique Jackson

Model/Actress/Author /Advocate/Activist Dominique Jackson was born on the smaller island of the twin island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. At the age of 15, she moved to the US to escape traumatic situations. Jackson graduated in the tenth percentile of her class at Owings Mills High School before going on to attend Fayetteville State University and Morgan State University. Enduring intolerance, discrimination and prejudice, Jackson left school and moved to New York City, where she became a member of The Underground House/Ball Community, the NYC LGBT Entertainment Circle and The Pageantry System - winning six crowns/titles while competing locally and nationally.

A leader in her community, Jackson has been awarded several accolades including the Jon Michael Harrington Humanitarian Award (2003), The Pepper Labeija Image Award (2007), by the House of Latex Project through G.M.H.C.