Humorist, Inspirational Presentations, Professional Singer and Best-Selling/Award-Winning Author
Get ready for an entertainment experience blending Southern humor, folksy wisdom and award-winning singing. Jane Jenkins Herlong considers herself a Lowcountry, South Carolina farm girl who went from bare feet to high heels to compete in the Miss America Pageant. Originally from Johns Island, South Carolina Jane claims she is so Southern that she’s even “kin to herself”.
A recent inductee into the prestigious Speaker Hall of Fame, Jane is one of the 232 men and women to be awarded this honor including former U.S. President Ronald Reagan and General Colin L. Powell. She has also achieved the distinction of Certified Speaker Professional by the National Speakers Association in addition to recently being named a Woman of Distinction from Elysian Magazine.
Jane’s latest book, “Bury Me with My Pearls” is an Amazon Best-Seller and was awarded the Gold Medal in the Illumination Book Awards. She is also professional singer, songwriter, and recording artist. Jane’s award-winning singing and humor is featured on Sirius XM Radio and Pandora Internet Radio along with Jeff Foxworthy, Ray Romano and Jerry Seinfeld. She criss‐crosses the country sharing her “down‐home principles delivered with uptown humor.” Jane delivers a simple message that she lives every day… “prove people wrong and laugh while living your dreams.”
Jane has also spoken in New Zealand and Germany and is fluent in four languages: English, Southern, Northern and Lowcountry Gullah (gul‐la).
She is active in her church and community and serves as the Executive Vice-President for Piedmont Technical College of South Carolina. Jane was also pulled over for going too slow…a first for her!
However, Jane’s proudest accomplishments are being a wife and mother. Jane and her family live on the family peach farm in Edgefield County, South Carolina. Click HERE for recent press about Jane.
Watch Jane’s Highlight Reel
For a limited time, you can click here to download Jane’s book Bare Feet to High Heels for free!
Visit Jane’s store to learn more about her available books & CD’s.
Click on the picture and see highlights of Jane’s closing keynote to an audiences of 20,000. Jane shared her message- never give up!
-2015 International Illumination Award
-2015 Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year
Purchase Jane’s book and enjoy a free download of, “Bare Feet to High Heels; You Don’t Have to be a Beauty Queen to Be a Beauty Person” You will laugh as you journey with Jane’s from the rows of the tomato fields to the runway of Miss America and Female Motivational speakers.