Dr. Jackie Jackson writes under the pen name, Jackie Laberif. Jackie is a native of Tarboro, North Carolina. Professionally, she is the CEO of a nonprofit youth services organization and founder of Boys Leadership Alliance, a non-profit program for boys ages 6-18 in Coastal Virginia. She is also a part-time professor and doctoral dissertation chair for an online university. Jackie earned her Ph.D. in Human Services with an emphasis in Counseling Studies from Capella University, Masters of Arts Degree in Community Agency Counseling and Bachelors of Arts in General Studies-Psychology from Hampton University. Dr. Jackson is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc and the Friends of Hampton Roads, Inc.
She is the mother of two adult daughters and the grandmother of two grandsons (Tyrese and Omari) and a granddaughter (Winter Selene) that she adores. She resides in Yorktown, Virginia, USA with her husband and her fluffy friend Chanel.
Carley Kingston is a young hermaphrodite who struggles to survive the sinister acts of her unstable mother who refuses to see her as a girl. Although she receives love and protection from her Daddy and Nanny, her mother Veronica psychologically abuses her. The story, narrated through flashbacks in the form of memories, is part of Carley's diary, which is delivered to a law firm.