Karen attended Oakland High School and San Jose State. University. Karen has always had an entrepreneurial spirit, if she tried something she would find a way to make it a business. When she was modeling for Barbizon she started her own modeling agency La Chic.
Karen spent 15 years at Stanford University where she worked in the Telecommunication Department. During this time she married and her beloved son Clay Bradley became the center of her life. Her life continued to be one of “GRATITUDE”.
In 1990 she met her husband Ron Everette, they have shared 33 years of life and love while building their music business and her crystal business. In all of this she was also able to manage the girl group Sorelle and opened two locations of her crystal shop.
Utilizing her expertise in technical writing she worked for many organizations including Women in Music National Network, Charles Schwab, Pacific Bell, Visa, and Kaiser Permanente. Her attitude of “GRATITUDE was always evident.
Karen’s entrepreneurial spirit continued to grow as her life of “GRATITUDE” blossomed into “GRATITUDE POWER. In Karen’s own words to each of you
My philosophy is that every aspect of your life grows richer as you give thanks for what you have, and what is yet to come. Gratitude is one of the most powerful vibrations in the cosmos. Gratitude is the bridge to the heart. When you become heart center miracles can happen!
Karen leaves to mourn her husband Ronald Everette, son Clay Bradley Jackson II (Kenyatta) beloved granddaughter Dallas, daughter Karonda Janai' Everette, and grandchildren Donavan, Jahlial, Bradley, Aysaiah, Angelina, and Sade. Siblings Cassandra Hadden of Hercules, CA, Charmane Benson of Sacramento, CA (Curtis Sr.), Willie Biffle (Sandy), of Patterson, CA, Anthony Biffle (Terri), of Tracy CA, Fredrick Biffle (Shelly) of Los Banos CA, Cathy Malone (Tyrone), of Merced, CA, and Terri Simpson (Terrence) of Hercules CA and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.