Jamaliya is originally from Bloomington, Indiana, where she received her undergraduate degree in Apparel Merchandising from Indiana University. Jamaliya worked for Philadelphia based fashion retailer Urban Outfitters for many years and now leads E-Commerce for Burton Snowboards. Although retail, technology, and fashion have always been passions of Jamaliya’s, her father perked her interest in cooking at a young age. These days Jamaliya is an enthusiastic home cook who loves to create recipes and experiment with a wide range of ingredients. Jamaliya lives and cooks in Vermont with her husband, a ceramic artist, and their two cats.