Jenna Despotovich has always been an artist at heart. Drawing and painting from a young age has greatly influenced her adoration for hair and makeup. She loves using her creative abilities to make those around her look and feel their very best. She grew up in Maplewood and has lived locally for over 20 years. She is an Artistic Academy alumna and has graduated with multiple awards and certifications. She was the recipient of a Shear Genius award from Artistic, submitted her work in a Beacon competition, and has experience with LAMKE and Aveda hair color. Jenna started her 52-week in-salon education program at Fringe in November 2015. She has completed her training under the instruction of master stylists, Kim Hammer and Donna Ferrer.
Jenna is always striving to be the best she can be, while lifting others spirits along the way. She believes that embracing art and beauty can be liberating and empowering to every individual. She aims to bring out the true artist in everyone and believes in the power of a smile.