Julia Jackson was born to Jess Jackson and Barbara Banke, the proprietors of Jackson Family Wines in 1988 in San Francisco. As a young girl, Julia’s father instilled in her and her two siblings valuable lessons such as hard work and work-ethics. As such, during summer holidays, she helped her dad pick as well as sort grapes.She works across various areas at the Jackson Family Wines. Julia has also played a critical role in the re-branding of the family-owned global wineries including Arcanum and Tenuta di Arceno.Since Julia is an artist, she has brought to the company an aesthetic to her role in the business. As such, she is a key member in the redesigning of the websites for the wineries. Additionally, she is responsible for painting the wine labels herself as well as helping in shaping the feel and look of the various wine brands.During her time at the family-owned business, Julia has demonstrated grace and a sharp business mind.
Julia studied at Scripps College where he was awarded studio an undergraduate degree in 2006. While at Scripps College, she worked as a French tutor to sixth-graders due to her mastery of the French culture and language.She has also done modeling through some Los Angeles agencies. Later, she attended Summer Institute for General Management for an intensive certificate program at the Stanford University. Despite that the wine industry is male dominated, Julia opines that she has succeeded as a corporate woman because of her emotional intelligence. She advises other women to be authentic in their work as this will ensure that they achieve great success.In 2014, Julia founded the Cambria Seeds of Empowerment which is a non-profit program that aims to celebrate “Warrior Women who overcome hardships in life. Through the program, she has awarded more than $100, 000 in cash grants to non-profit making organizations which embody the program’s core values including community and equality.According to her, there are no enough women role models for young girls. It is for this reason she was inspired to start Seeds of Empowerment to celebrate women leaders and women who overcome adversity.