Jackie Brown grew up singing contemporary Christian music in the First Baptist church in Chandler, Arizona. She started her music career at Opryland themepark and was asked to portray Country Rose Barbie on the Grand Ole Opry for a couple of years. Country Rose Barbie was the Opry’s first and only collector Barbie doll.
Amy Grant was a big influence for Jackie, but she learned the most from singing with her Mom. Jackie has had the honor and pleasure of sharing the stage with greats like Dolly Parton, Jeannie Seely, Margo Smith, Steve Wariner and Porter Wagoner. She also opened for Clay Walker and Trisha Yearwood in Phoenix, Arizona.
She enjoys event/party planning, cooking, socializing, scrapbooking, wine tasting, crocheting, movie watching and bargin shopping. Married to Grand Jubilee’s own guitar player, Matt Hanshaw, they have one son, Jaren. This household also includes two dogs, two chinchillas, and a very spoiled cat.
Birthday: January 23
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Food: Mexican
Favorite Entertainers: Lucille Ball
Favorite Song: I Will Always Love You
Favorite TV Show: I Love Lucy, Nashville