Jane Jenkins Herlong

Jane Jenkins Herlong

Bare Feet to High Heels
Fee Range
Exact fee falls within this range
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South Carolina

Program Descriptions

Finding the Funny in Dysfunction {Best Audience- Mixed
(Associations, Conferences & Corporations)}
There are so many issues that cannot be fixed so why not find the humor with those impossible people and circumstances? Give stress a “black-eye” and move forward with your past in your rear-view mirror with a sense of humor and grace.

Bare Feet to High Heels and the Flip Flops In-Between
{Best audience –Women (Associations, Conferences & Corporations)}
This is Jane’s most popular speech based on her best-selling book, “Bare Feet to High Heels; You Don’t have to be a Beauty Queen to be a Beautiful Person.” Jane’s journey from the tomato fields to the runway of the Miss America Pageant and beyond, is funny and inspiring.

Bury Me With My Pearls
{Best audience –Women (Associations, Conferences & Corporations)}
Based on Jane’s new book this presentation is perfect for women searching for living their legacies. Jane uses her pearl analogy of cultured, uncultured and seed pearls to empower women to handle challenges with grace and humor. You may die laughing while learning how to live! Perfect for women who love to eat and love to win a door prize. Well, that is pretty much most women.

Don’t Throw Tomatoes at My Field of Dreams
{Best Audience- Mixed (Associations, Conferences & Corporations)}
Jane shares timeless strategies from working on her father’s Lowcountry tomato farm. Combined with Jane’s humor and original Southern stories, this presentation is perfect for productivity, performance and customer service. Out-think your competition with a healthy dose of humor.

Why Book Jane Jenkins Herlong?

  • Jane entertains using funny, original Southern humor, stories, folksy wisdom, and singing to inspire audiences to live more productive, stress-free lives.

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    Humorist, Amazon "best-selling" author and professional speaker, Jane Jenkins Herlong finds the funny in dysfunction while entertaining folks with her comedy and singing heard on Sirius XM Satellite Radio and Pandora Internet Radio.

    From the tomato fields of her native Johns Island, South Carolina all the way to runway of the Miss America Pageant, Jane knows how to make salsa from ordinary tomatoes. With her spicy, contagious optimism Jane helps audiences how to find humor and healing just as she did with overcoming being labeled Dyslexic and other challenges.

    Through really funny original, Southern stories and award-winning singing, audiences learn life-skills and the healing power of laughter when dealing with stressful challenges thrown at their field of dreams. You will love this farm-girl's Southern-style recipe for balancing your own personal journey with a sense of humor, hope and heaping helping of folksy wisdom.

    Simon & Shuster Publishing says of Jane: "Jane Jenkins Herlong's blend of Southern humor and folksy wisdom is just priceless. She deserves to be right up there with Anita Renfroe and Chonda Pierce- in some ways, she's even better. The more surburban and bland ourculture gets the more precious genuine Southern culture like this becomes."

    Along with entertaining audiences from coast to coast, Jane has also spoken in New Zealand and Germany and performed at the legendary Radio City Music Hall sharing the stage with well-known personalities such: General Colin Powell, Rudolph Giuliana, Dr.Charles Stanley and the late Charlton Heston. Not bad for a Lowcountry, South Carolina farm-girl! Jane is the author of several books and her latest release,"Bury Me with My Pearls" is an Amazon "best-seller" in addition to being a top ten book five categories.

    As a recording artist, Jane has numerous CD's, DVD's, and digital downloads featuring her humor and award-winning singing of Big Band Classics, Gospel tunes and timeless Christmas music.

    Jane, her husband and two children live on the family peach farm in Edgefield County, SC.

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    "Fantastic...inspiring...dynamic...entertaining...all apply to your superb presentation at the RCMA Conference and Exposition."

    "Jane was wonderful.... Iloved the combination of humor and positive outlooks to enable you to make changes in your life."
    --Virginia Beach Convention and Vistors Bureau

    "I Learned to approach life with humor and a "can-do" attitiude."
    --Kassie Hall, Adminstrative Professional