Celebrating Excellence: Jessica Garrett Modkins Honored by the City of North Miami

Celebrating Excellence: Jessica Garrett Modkins Honored by the City of North Miami

By The Culture

In a heartfelt ceremony held in the chambers of the City of North Miami on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, industry veteran Jessica Garrett Modkins was honored for her outstanding contributions. Councilwoman Kassandra Timothé took the stage to laud Garrett Modkins, aligning her accolades with the National Women’s History theme for 2024.

The theme, focusing on women who champion equity, diversity, and inclusion, resonated deeply with Garrett Modkins’ National impactful work. The City of North Miami’s celebration not only recognized her but also acknowledged the importance of advocates in every institution for a brighter future.

Garrett Modkins, known for her unwavering dedication to innovation, storytelling, technology and accuracy in processes and procedures, stands as a beacon for equity, historical preservation, and hope. As the founder of Hip Rock Star Advertising, her client roster boasts some of the nation’s most renowned brands, including CNN, The Miami Dolphins, Florida Power & Light, and Formula 1.

Beyond her achievements in the advertising industry, Garrett Modkins has made significant strides in history preservation and filmmaking. She recently completed a production featuring prominent figures such as Al Sharpton, Wendy Raquel Robinson, and Oprah Winfrey, showcasing her ability to tell compelling stories that resonate on a national scale.

During the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic, Garrett Modkins didn’t hesitate to take action. When in-person shopping became restricted, she pivoted by launching an online news magazine. This initiative was not just about information but about ensuring that Black South Floridians had access to accurate updates about COVID-19, food distributions, and CDC safety guidelines.

The City of North Miami’s tribute to Jessica Garrett Modkins is a testament to her exemplary work ethic, drive, and persistence. Through her advocacy and achievements, she embodies the spirit of the national Women’s History theme and continues to inspire others to strive for excellence in their endeavors.