Jenna Manolakes - Associate
Jenna Manolakes was born and raised in Champaign - Urbana. She was heavily involved in theater, as well as her golf and tennis lessons at CCC and frequenting her families’ numerous restaurants in the area before graduating from Centennial High School in 2007. After high school, Jenna attended the University of Illinois at Chicago where she majored in English with a concentration in creative writing. Jenna’s love for theatre remained strong while living in Chicago - pushing her to take class and perform at the famed Second City as well as many other theatres throughout Chicago. After graduating from UIC in 2011, Jenna remained in Chicago for a few more years working as an actor before deciding to head down south to Nashville, TN in 2013. In Nashville, Jenna discovered her love for marketing. Through this career, Jenna was able to lend her talents to many different fields including retail, promotion and ultimately the music industry. While living in Nashville Jenna also met flooring contractor named Kevin whom she fell in love with and married in 2016. The two decided to move closer to Jenna’s family and relocated to Champaign in 2017. Since returning to Champaign, Jenna has firmly designated herself as a Jane of all trades when it comes to marketing - showing off her talents for the creative craft in different avenues such as festivals, health care facilities and eventually to real estate. Jenna’s love and knack for marketing is what drove her to RE/MAX Choice in 2020 but it was her love of real estate and helping her community as a whole that pushed her to get her broker’s license. Jenna is thrilled to be working on her first listings and is more than ready to take on many more - as soon as she gives birth to her husband and her’s first child, a daughter due in May 2021.