For our featured student, meet Jennifer McDonald, the owner of Simply Southern Events. She is a Christian, wife, and mother of twins who discovered her passion for event planning while designing and planning her own wedding. Throughout her journey, Jenn has had the opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients, from brides and friends to church members and co-workers, creating unforgettable events including baby showers, bridal showers, graduations, birthdays, and weddings. With her love for designing celebrations, Jenn has now made the exciting decision to turn her passion into a fulfilling career.
What course and year did you study at The Wedding Academy?
What were your highlights studying with The Wedding Academy?
All three of these courses are intense and packed full of knowledge. Every little detail is explained and examples are given. The notes and documents are an excellent resource. The transcripts are spectacular when you are trying to remember how to plan something out. These courses help you identify your strengths and how that make you a fantastic artist in this field.
What is your role now in weddings?
Wedding planner, stylist, and coordinator
How did you find your course assisted you in your career?
I am more confident in creating proposals and negotiating contracts. I know how to speak the wedding language with vendors.
Any advice for aspiring wedding planners or stylists?
This is a must-take course! It covers it all! You will boost your confidence and increase your marketability if you practice what you learn in these courses.