We had the good fortune of connecting with Jaseena Ali and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Jaseena, what role has risk played in your life or career?
Risk taking is one of the most beautiful/scariest things you will ever do in your life. As I grow older I have learned that every time I have decided to take a risk things have always worked out in my favor. Pursing the entertainment industry in any capacity is a huge risk in itself! The uncertainty of not booking a gig or possibly booking your dream job just for it to fall through last minute has been the story of my life. Until one day I decided that it is time to take matters into my own hands and create a lane for myself and that was the best decision I have ever made. Taking that leap of faith has truly changed my life in so many ways and this is just the beginning. As a person of the arts I have created a media outlet with my sister where we can have full creative control of our vision as television hosts, but have also had the opportunity to join forces with other outlets in the process. If there is any advice I can give to someone reading this when it comes to taking a risk like Nike says “just do it” and I guarantee you’ll be happy with the outcome in the long run.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I am a television host and actress and I must tell you this did not happen overnight. The bulk of my career started online and eventually received recognition from smaller media outlets then cable channels until ultimately creating my own outlet. I truly believe what sets me apart from other television hosts is that I know how make people feel comfortable in any setting that I am in. From red carpets to press junkets, to sitting on a couch you name it I will make you my new found family in a matter of minutes.

It has been difficult most years especially after coming off this pandemic when all of your hard work comes to a stop but I refuse to give up. If you allow yourself to stop chasing after something you love then congratulations you just failed yourself. I know that one of my many talents is the gift of gab and I am determined to become a household name if that is the last thing I do on this earth.

I would love for people to see my brand and have a sense of peace and joy whenever my name is brought up. Joy because I love to put a smile on people’s faces and peace because they know after all my years of struggling it was worth it.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
So as disclaimer I am a Gemini and anyone that follows astrology knows that Gemini’s get bored very easily. With that being said if I have a best friend or loved one in town we would live it up. I love a nice relaxing day at home where all you do is watch movies and drink wine. However, I do love the outdoors! During the week we would go to happy hour at nearby commercial restaurants and switch up to higher end spots on the weekends. I also love the beach or an impromptu picnic when the weather is nice. I would like for them to see that every element of California is beautiful it just depends on the company not where you are at. Lastly, if we had time I would take them to a few dive bars where you can really get to know your local neighbors and exchange stories with people from different walks of life. Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
My parents not only deserve a shoutout but an award when it comes to playing pivotal role in my success. They have been my biggest cheerleaders in everything I have pursued in my life. Without their love, support and constant encouragement I would have given up many years ago. I am aware that this is not the case for a lot of individuals that are pursuing a career with such highs and lows and I make sure not to take that for granted. They are the motivation behind everything I do and I cannot wait to make it big enough in my career to give them everything they want and more. That day will come soon and it’ll be my way of saying thank you for seeing the star in me before I did.

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