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Jamie Elwood
Jamie Elwood

Jamie Elwood

Nice & Clean, LLC

Baton Rouge, LA USA

"There is always hope. Don’t think anything is impossible."

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Day In The Life


I own my own cleaning service.

My Day to Day

I wake up around 6 a.m. to get myself and my daughter ready for our day. Once I drop her off at daycare, the work begins. I usually clean three houses a day then pick my daughter up to go cook, do homework, and prepare ourselves for the next day. On weekends, we clean offices and Airbnb properties. Those days are usually much more laid back because we don’t have to get up as early and can move at a slower pace.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

Life & Career Milestones

I've taken a lot of twists and turns

  • 1.

    I had always wanted to become a nurse.

  • 2.

    I worked in a hospital as a phlebotomist while going to community college.

  • 3.

    I had planned to start nursing school in the upcoming semester but was arrested and indicted on drug charges.

  • 4.

    I went to prison when I was 24 years old and was released at age 31.

  • 5.

    While in prison, I learned to professionally clean floors, which helped me land a job at a floor cleaning business after transitioning to a halfway house.

  • 6.

    After having my daughter, I got a more stable job as a front desk coordinator but it didn’t pay well enough, so I started cleaning houses on the weekends.

  • 7.

    My quality of work earned me enough referrals to leave my job and run my cleaning business full-time.

  • 8.

    In addition to running my own cleaning service, I also rent out properties on Airbnb.