Egypt is a POWERHOUSE! “Tough love with a hug,” is what HGTV & OWN fans and her personal real estate & design clients have come to affectionately expect from Egypt Sherrod. She is best known as the host and executive producer of Critic’s Choice Awards nominated “Married To Real Estate,” “Flipping Virgins,” “Property Virgins,” and has been hosting OWN’s highly rated reunion specials for “Love & Marriage Huntsville,” “Put A Ring On It,” & “The Haves and The Have Nots.” Egypt and her husband Mike Jackson, have also connected with married couples everywhere as they unpacked their baggage on OWN’s “Black Love Doc.”
In 2022, Egypt who is a real estate broker, investor, designer, and author, along with her builder husband Mike, were crowned the winners of Season 3 of HGTV’s flagship competition design and renovation show “Rock The Block,” building the highest selling home in the series history. The victory further cemented Egypt as a real estate mastermind, bringing in endorsements with top brands such as SUPRA, Broker Bay, Carrier Company, Timbertech, Rocket Mortgage, Agent Image, LG, and the Intercontinental Exchange to name a few.
The transparent mother of three girls recently had the honor of ringing the bell at the New York Stock Exchange and was honored by 100 Black Women as a real estate trailblazer. She reflects back to a smart decision at the age of 22 to use her savings from her radio career to purchase her first flip property, a multi-family unit in Newark NJ. By the age of 34, she’d flipped more than 42 personal properties, 67 with partners included. Later, her love of real estate lead the NYU & Temple graduate to a career as a top real estate broker and wealth educator.
Egypt Sherrod has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Black Enterprise, Ebony, Essence, Rolling Stone, and Architectural Digest. She has been named Network Journal’s 40 Under 40 and made recurring appearances as the home buyers/sellers “go-to-girl” on NBC’s Today Show, CNBC, FOX, CNN, and HLN, and a host of other publications and digital platforms.
Mike Jackson is the owner of Jackson Draper Renovations. The builder began as an apprentice with his grandfather’s company, developing a love of all things construction. He attended trade school in Long Island, NY, and advanced his skillset to include woodwork, HVAC, Sheetmetal and welding, before eventually becoming a general contractor and notable Atlanta Entrepreneur. The self-proclaimed “Girl Dad” has gone viral on social media due to his fun-loving and inspirational videos showcasing his love of fatherhood with the “Pamper Chronicles.” Good Morning America, Ebony Magazine, and even the incomparable Viola Davis have featured him with the caption “The father every girl needs and the husband every woman wants.”