Jewel Tyler is a native of Washington, D.C., she spent her younger years giving back to the community through a Youth Arts organization entitled Pamoja, she founded. She left D.C. in 1989 to pursue a fashion design career in Los Angeles, California. She obtained her Doctor of Naturopathy degree in January 2015. Friends have giving Jewel the title of creative spirit. Her love of the arts spans from jewelry/fashion designer, author and artist. In the year 2010, Jewel was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis; creating her art forms is her way of escaping the symptoms and pain of the disease.
Jewel spent the last twenty years in several successful fields. Her entrepreneurial spirit led her into numerous business ventures. She opened a chain of Exclusively Yours physical stores on the east and west coast - featuring handmade aromatherapy products, clothing and jewelry. She continued her fashion design career in the entertainment world as an image consultant to new and existing recording artists. Jewel currently maintains an online store "Exclusively Yours"; these days she only sells her books, jewelry and paintings. Jewel maintains several blogs online with subjects regarding photography, spirituality, natural alternative healing and the empowerment of women.
Jewel has received numerous certificates over the years as a guest lecturer for colleges and universities. Her awards include nods from the late Mayor Tom Bradley, Michael Woo as well as Maxine Waters in Los Angeles, for her successful fashion design business and youth outreach programs. Jewel was spotlighted in ‘Book Writing Magazine’ and also a guest on ‘The Write Stuff’ and 'In The Room At Noon' radio talk shows. Jewel has received a five star review from ‘Readers Favorite’ for The Skin I’m In her first self published book.
Jewel T. here I had the greatest experience with this young man with my first photo shoot. It was a beautiful day, lots of laughs, poses, and effects I tried. And yes his new Audi was a great prop!
In 2010, I was faced with receiving the most difficult news in my life. As I lay in the hospital trying to remember my telephone number, address and things that come to mind naturally. A female doctor walked into the emergency area where I lay with IV’s connected to my hand that had no feeling. My spine felt like it was on fire. My left leg was useless. She asked, “Has anyone ever checked you for Multiple Sclerosis?”