Pearl School of Modeling in Haiti

On February 15th, 2018, in Haiti, Pearl School of Modeling will be conducting a modeling and leadership workshop in partnership with Samara’s Angels Foundation, a charity based in Haiti with a mission to enhance the quality of life for children and young adults through education and social skills development.

The Consulate of Haiti for Georgia has sponsored transportation, security and other incentives for Pearl School of Modeling.

In 2017, Linda “Pearl” Fils-Aime, the founder of Pearl School of Modeling, received the Unsung Humanitarian Award, and was recognized by the State of Georgia, and governor Nathan Deal as a “Notable Citizen” on “Haiti Day.”

Date of Trip:

February 13th to February 16th | Port-Au-Prince, Haiti


Producer & Facilitator: Linda “Pearl” Fils-Aime (Modeling & Leadership)

Co-Producer: Samara Felix Gracia (Owner of Samara’s Angels Foundation)

Facilitator: Tonya “Sole’” Johnston (Yoga & Wellness)

Photographer: Terrell Jackson

Pearl School of Modeling was founded in October of 2014 by international model Linda “Pearl” Fils-Aime with the mission to shape the confidence of girls to become future leaders through modeling, leadership and entrepreneurship.


Become a sponsor, and contribute to impacting the life of a girl in Haiti.

We are seeking sponsors to cover the remaining $1000 expense of our trip.

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Jessica Laine is an accomplished certified personal trainer that is known for shaping lives everywhere.  With aspirations to compete in the Olympics, she has placed graduate school, along with her career aspirations on hold to focus on her craft and change the lives of millions through fitness.  Jessica first entered the fitness industry when she was a student at Spelman College.

During her tenure as a student, many of her peers struggled with obesity. Jessica took an immediate interest in health literacy, and began using her talents to help her peers.  She became the Student Ambassador for the Wellness Revolution and incorporated fitness boot camps and group sessions along with her personal training to make an impact.  Once she began to realize how many lives she touched, her passion only grew.

Currently, Jessica is a certified nutrition, strength, and conditioning specialist along with having a Masters certification with AAAI/ISMA, NASM, and AAFA Aerobics And Fitness Association of America.  She started off as a Fitness Director for LA Fitness, then transitioned her talents to become the sole proprietor of her own personal training company, Fight For Your Life, LLC.

By uniting experience, skill, and understanding preparation, nutrition, and mental and spiritual health, Jessica has created a fitness empire, integrating the approach of fitness suitable for everyone.

Today, Jessica’s business includes private training, small group training, and teaching expert level fitness classes all around the South East. She has implemented various health initiatives within the community in local schools and organizations, and is currently implementing an obesity intervention program with D.C. Public School System.

Jessica worked with Michelle Obama’s, Partnership For America: Building a Healthier Future, and implemented a health program through Radio One to improve health and wellness across inner cities and urban communities.  She has taught with Nike Training Club, NFL Athletes, Atlanta Hawks Fitness Events, participated in the Women’s Health and Fitness Expo of Atlanta, and the Women’s Health and Fitness Expo of Washington D.C.

Her personal training clients include singers, actresses, television journalists and notables, including Grace Raymond (Usher Raymond’s Wife), Phaedra Parks, Bonecrusher, Jocelyn Hernandez, Da Brat, Alison Seymore, Erin Como, and Micheline Bowman. She has trained co-hosts of the television shows, Good Morning DC, CBS Atlanta, Atlanta and Company,  Fox 5 Atlanta, and WXIA TV/ 11 Alive.  Jessica has also trained a wide array of pageant queens in preparation for their competitions. Her focus is on the totality of wellness; mind, body, and spirit.  Through fitness she strives to promote that it is not about just having the perfect body.  It is about living a healthy lifestyle, being strong not only physically but mentally as well, and through fitness, teaching the importance of a balanced life and discovering who you really are.

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Join us for the launch of Teen Pearl Magazine. Our magazine focuses on beauty, fashion, leadership and entrepreneurship for teens. Congrats to Jasmine J Courtney for gracing our 1 of 3 inaugural covers.
Cover Photo by Amelia Jackson, MUA Shan Cunningham Mua, Wardrobe: Belasse Collection.



Pearl School of Modeling will be participating in the Green Party Fashion Show on June 10th! Come and celebrate at the 6th Annual IWI Fresh Green Party with us.

IWI Fresh, 341 Nelson St, Atlanta, GA 30313

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Pearl School of Modeling was a proud sponsor of the Marietta-Roswell Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Chapter.

Here are some highlights from event!

Student Reagan Parks interning for celebrity stylist Erica Benoit (Photo courtesy of Amelia Jackson)

“The Pearls” of Pearl School of Modeling making an appearance at the Marietta-Roswell Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Xperience Fashion Show.

Student Sunjori Chambers modeling black wedding gown for Bridal Impressions.

Pearl School of Modeling awarded by the Marietta-Roswell Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta.




A Lady Named Pearl is awarded as a “Notable Citizen” of Georgia on Haiti Day for her contributions to the state of Georgia through her work with entertainment and our youth. A special thank you to State Representative Erica Thomas and members who made this day possible. Photos by Terrell Clark.

Pearl – Unsung Heroine Awardee

Saving Our Children and Families, (SOCAF), Inc honored A Lady Named Pearl with the 2017 “Humanitarian Award” at the 9th Annual Unsung Heroine Luncheon held on April 8th, 2017.

A Lady Named Pearl was awarded for her work with the youth through Pearl School of Modeling, and her fundraising efforts for Haiti.


Big Success! 2Yr Anniversary Celebration, ALNP Leadership Academy!

Thank you for attending our 2 Year Anniversary of A Lady Named Pearl Leadership Academy! We sincerely appreciate your support!

A Lady Named Pearl Leadership Academy, 2 Year Anniversary was held at the prestigious Jon’Ric Luxury Salon & Wellness Spa in the heart of downtown Atlanta.

The event featured presentations by the students of the academy, a Mommy Model Battle and Beauty & Wellness Scavenger Hunt!

Special thanks to our keynote speaker Terri J Vaughn (award winning actress, director, producer), and our sponsors Jon’Ric Luxury Salon & Wellness Spa, National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers, Andre Walker Hair and Wilbourn Sisters.

Interested in registering your daughter for our upcoming semester (youth division), visit

Photos by Maurice Bush.


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6 Week Modeling & Leadership

ALNP Leadership Academy 6 Week Course of Modeling and Leadership
– Modeling Techniques
– Communication Training
– Etiquette
– Leadership Training

Classes starts Sept 4th. Every Sunday from 3pm to 5pm.
Phillip Rush Center
1530 Dekalb Ave, Atlanta, GA 30307
Ages 9 to 17 (females)

ALNP Academy

Super Early Bird: $125 (Ends Aug 19th)

Regular Price: $199 (Ends Sept 2nd)

6 course program (Classes start Sept 4th)
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