PEOPLE AT WORK - Crystal Jackson

Crystal Jackson, 37, Greenwich Immediate family: Husband, Carl; daugthers Tanisha, Tashonda and Marissa.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

 

Crystal Jackson, 37, Greenwich

Immediate family: Husband, Carl; daugthers Tanisha, Tashonda and Marissa.

Education: South Central HIgh School graduate of 1988

Occupation: Hair Stylist for 10 years, Traci Lee's for two years.

What was your first job? Muck in Willard

Dumbest customer request or question? Do we do haircuts? C'mon, of course we do. We are a hair salon.

Most embarrassing moment at work? The water hose slipped out of my hand and soaked everyone, including my client. Poor lady.

What is your dream job? To do hair for movie stars, etc.

The most challenging part of my job is: Satisfying all clients.

Most rewarding?: Making people feel like they have had a complete makeover so they feel good about themselves.

Most unique habit: Biting my nails.

Biggest pet peeve? When people spit.

Biggest guilty pleasure? Fast food

Most embarrassing part of your CD collection: Vanilla Ice

Favorite childhood memory: Going on vacation to Tennessee to pigeon Ford. Go carts, waterslides and mountains.

Best thing about living in Greenwich: Small town, everyone is real nice.

Biggest complaint? Not much for kids to do.

What do you like to do when not working? Play softball and have cookouts with family and play cornhole.

What's been the best car you've ever owned? My new jeep commander, which I just got.

How do you get off the phone with a telemarketer? Say I'm not interested and hang up.

What do you do for exercise? Play softball, work out at the recreation center.

What's your favorite recreational activity? Don't have time. Daughters keep me busy.

Name your favorite place to eat: Taco Bell

In high school, everyone thought I: Was a bully

The best advice I ever got was: Keep your head high and your goals higher.

My dream house would have: FIve bathrooms and an indoor pool with a retracting roof.

A movie or play that everyone should see is: "Stepmom," because it will make everyone cry.