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Jayla Harris Harris


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In the future I plan on owning a business. Starting a hair career. Getting my masters and bachelor’s degree.


Little Rock Southwest High School

High School
2021 - 2024


  • Desired degree level:

    Bachelor's degree program

  • Majors of interest:

    • Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services
    • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
    • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
    • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Not planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:

      Business Supplies and Equipment

    • Dream career goals:

    • Server, cashier

      Serving food.
      2022 – 20231 year



    Junior Varsity
    2021 – 20243 years


    • yes


    • Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General

      Cooking organization — Chef
      2022 – 2024
    #AuthenticallyYOU Scholarship
    My name is Jayla Harris. I am currently 18 years old and a graduate of Southwest High School in Little Rock. I am very happy to share how I am a person who is really and truly passionate about this scholarship. Ever since I was little, I have always been dedicated to myself and to achieving my goals. To be honest, I am very happy and motivated about the life I am heading towards. I am also honest with myself and others and take full responsibility for my actions, values, ideals. I believe that if I fail in my goals, I have failed in my career. That's why I always do my best. I am primarily an outgoing person who likes to learn and discover great things. Goodness and dedication make me successful in new tasks that I have not encountered before. What makes me authentic is that I am confident and a special person (women). I prefer to be in monetizing environments that are most likely to be productive. I also want to be in environments that advance my career. It makes me different because other people want to be in any kind of environment, that may mean them no good. Second, what makes me authentic is that I am very unique. My favorite skills are cooking and hair care. I want to become a hairdresser because I have had a passion for hairdressing since childhood. It's something I really love and enjoy. I would like to turn my passion into a career where you can make people feel good by creating beautiful hairstyles. My goal is to become a hairdresser and entrepreneur and be completely unwanted in my position. I believe that my dreams and goals can make me the person I never thought I would be. I also wanted to become a hairdresser because it brings creativity and new thinking skills to my way of thinking. I also believe that distraction (hair) affects your ability to concentrate, increases the time it takes to complete work, and reduces your ability to be productive. Third, these are some of the things I do for my true self. When I wasn't myself, making decisions was very uncomfortable, but now that I've started to be more myself, indecision rarely crossed my mind. Becoming a hairdresser can change people's lives and give them the motivation they need. By simply being myself and owning my story, I ignite a powerful chain reaction that encourages others to take off their masks and embrace their true selves. At the end of the day, we are not sure who we really are. We have spent too much of our lives changing ourselves to meet the desires of others. Commit to knowing yourself. Journalism was a good place for me to start and that's how I became the beautiful and courageous woman I am today. I appreciate my better qualities (even as I try to improve their bad qualities). I take care of my physical and mental health, growth and development. You will understand who you are and who you will become when you see your unique strengths and talents. Music can also be a survival skill. Embracing your own skin and being in your own skin can boost your confidence. In conclusion, this is how I feel true to myself and trust worthy for this scholarship.
    Team Nolan Scholarship
    My name is Jayla Harris. I am currently a student at Southwest High School. My future goal is to attend Pulaski College of Technology in Little Rock and transfer after my first degree. I plan to take cosmetology and business classes at Pulaski Tech. Above all, starting a hair career business requires dedication, hard work and a solid business plan. In fact, it can be a fulfilling and rewarding experience that allows you to pursue your passions and achieve your goals. One of the most important benefits of starting a hairdressing career while studying is the opportunity to network and build relationships with professionals in the field. Connecting with peers, faculty and mentors. My second goal is to get into hairdressing school and get my cosmetologist license in the meantime. In addition to technical skills, hairdressing school also teaches students the business side of the industry. The student learns about customer advice, marketing and branding, customer service and salon management. They also have the opportunity to gain practical experience working with real clients under the guidance of experienced instructors. Attending a hair school can be a rewarding experience for those who are passionate about hair styling and beauty. With the right training and dedication, a career in the beauty industry can be both rewarding and financially rewarding. A good haircut or a new style can boost one's confidence and self-esteem. Hairdressers have the power to help their clients feel good and leave the salon with a smile on their face. That sense of satisfaction and satisfaction that comes from making others feel good about themselves is a major driving force for many hairdressers. Hairdressers often have the opportunity to work in a salon, open their own business or even work as a freelancer. This flexibility allows hairdressers to create their own schedules, choose clients and be their own boss. One of the main reasons people become business owners is the opportunity for financial gain. Running a successful business can lead to significant profits and the potential for wealth accumulation. Overall, being a business owner and hairdresser offers a unique combination of creativity, freedom and financial opportunities. By mastering their careers and following their passions, individuals can create a successful and rewarding business that allows them to grow both personally and professionally. Whether it's creating the perfect hairstyle or building a successful salon, being a business owner and hairstylist can be a truly rewarding and fulfilling career choice.