Valerie Richards-Carrothers is a native Charlottean and a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University. After many years in Corporate America it was time for a change. Valerie decided to pursue her love of baking
and decorating and thus was born Jaz-Jan, The Sweet Joint. She named the company Jaz-Jan after her twin daughters, Jasmine and JaNey.
Throughout the years and especially during holiday's it was always a great time for her family and friends because it is a time for fun, food and fellowship.