jackie blankenship, mrs. michigan america 2021
Jackie was born in Lansing Michigan and grew up in Portage. After high school Jackie accepted a scholarship for cross country and track at Ferris State University where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in applied speech communication and met her husband Jim.
They now live in Grandville, Michigan with their 5 year old daughter Greenleigh. Jackie can be heard every morning on 105.3 HOT-FM as the host of “The Gray & Green Show” - Michigan’s first 2 woman morning radio show! When she’s not on air Jackie can be found with her family or running; she has completed 12 marathons including the Boston Marathon! Jackie is passionate about advocating for intersex youth and works to make sure safe, and fully informed health care is provided for children with differences in development.
Follow Jackie on instagram @JackieOnAir as she prepares for this years Mrs America pageant!