Julia Jackson is a businesswoman, co-founder of Rex Apps, and an entrepreneur. Born in San Francisco, California, in 1988, she is also a part of the Jackson Family Wines legacy. In fact, on the family winery website, she recollects having to pick and then sort grapes in whether that was 100 degrees or higher. After school and during all her other summers, she worked at a number of different Jackson Family wineries.
It was there that she befriended the French-speaking daughter of one of the winery employees. That led to one summer in Bordeaux, France. She learned French and fell in love with the culture. She garnered a position teaching French to six-graders while still in college.
After graduating high school Jackson attended Scripps College. It was there that she studied studio art. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 2010. The following summer she attended the Stanford Summer Institute of General Management. She earned a Summer Certificate.
Julia Jackson presently works with the Jackson Family Wines’ international sales team. They strive to further introduce the wines her family produces to wine aficionados around the world. She argues that cabernet wine has a place as one of Sonoma’s best wines.
The company also owns wineries outside of California. One such winery is in Oregon. They produce the Gran Moraine, Penner-Ash and Zena Crown wines among others. Read this article at The Atlanta 100.
Jackson founded Cambria Seeds of Empowerment in 2014. Cambria Seeds of Empowerment is a non-profit program that she says acknowledges “Warrior Women” who have fought to conquer various difficulties in life and are now helping to inspire other individuals in their own communities “to do the same.” The organization donates $100,000 every year in cash grants to numerous non-profit charities that represent the spirits of community, equality, and spirit.