• Ed Gaines

The Youngest Black Woman To Own A McDonald’s Franchise In The Country

Updated: May 2


#JadeColin! She Is The Youngest Black Woman To Own A McDonald’s Franchise In The Country.


She began from taking a job at age 14 to working night shifts at her local McDonald’s whiles taking a full course load in college and completed the University of Louisiana with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management.



She studied McDonald’s policies and applied to the New Generation Programme for Children of McDonald owners (her parents purchased their first restaurant in 2010) Her very first McDonald’s location was opened in 2016. Becoming, the youngest black franchise owner at the prime age of 26. #MakingHistory #NewOrleans


Jade credits her parents in helping her succeed – “I didn’t grow up with a silver spoon. I had to work for it, and it was my mom and my dad help pushing me to drive me to be successful.”



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