Jimmy Jones Agent, Paramount Properties Management Group

What was your most interesting job before going into real estate?
I worked in government as the community engagement representative for District 5 in Fulton County. It was my job to speak several times per week on behalf of the local commissioner and answer constituent concerns.
Where did you grow up?
Growing up, what did you want to be?
Music conductor or film scoring
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed?
I pray through it. I talk to God often.
If you could meet any well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why?
Sean “Diddy” Combs
What is Atlanta’s best-kept secret?
“Spelhouse Homecoming” between Spelman and Morehouse colleges.
What do you love most about the industry?
My ability to genuinely help friends, family and total strangers move on to the next phase of their life.
How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents?
I outwork them. #iwillnotbeoutworked
What is the most difficult aspect of your job?
All of the paperwork.
What’s your best advice for generating new leads?
Be yourself. Use your inner sphere of influence. Nurture relationships in high price points.
What are you binge-watching/reading/listening to lately?
Cobra Kai
What’s your favorite meal in Atlanta?
Magic City lemon pepper wings or the fried shrimp
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Atlanta?
South Dekalb Mall. I grew up there. Always makes me feel like a kid again.
What’s the weirdest thing that’s ever happened to you on the job?
I unknowingly sold a house to one of my favorite celebrities.
What’s one thing people are surprised to learn about you?
That I have an unwavering faith in God through Jesus Christ.
What is your favorite vacation spot and why?
Miami. It’s extremely fun and relaxing at the same time.
What is your favorite city after Atlanta?
Los Angeles
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry?
Make all the mistakes you can fast. Don’t repeat them.
What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app?
Driving For Dollars
Who are your favorite people to follow on social media?
People who have a small amount of followers, but are absolutely hilarious.

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