Become a professional in less than one year

Cosmetology

Learn current trends, advanced cutting skills and color techniques from our talented, experienced Instructors. You will also learn Nails, Skin, and Waxing.Learn More »

Nails

Nail services including all modern and current types of nails, hot oil and basic manicures, pedicures. After taking this course you will be salon ready.Learn more »

Barber

Clipper cutting, Beard trimming, shaping and shaving and many other hair services. Visit our school for more information and take a look at our newest program Barbering !Learn More »

Aesthetics

Learn multiple types of facials, also microdermabrasion, glycolic peels, how to operate machinery used in the spa and salons. Make up, brow design and so much more!Learn More »

About JLA

We can make your dreams come true at JLA, we can give you the technical skills and training to become the beauty professional you aspire to be.

In just 6-12 short months you can be your own boss! And start living your Dreams!! For over 35 years, the Jenny Lea Academy (JLA) of Cosmetology,  Inc. has been creating rewarding careers for our graduates. We have two locations to server you: Johnson city, TN & Whitesburg, KY. JLA is a MiLady school giving our students the highest degree of education. Jenny Lea Academy is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences.

The primary purpose  of the Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology is to educate top quality individuals in the arts and sciences of Cosmetology, Barbering, Aesthetics, and Nail Technology using unique and advanced techniques.

Our goal is to prepare our graduates for an exciting and well-paying profession in the salon and spa industries.

We not only train you to be the best in the salon, barbershop, and spa industry, we teach you to be dependable, professional and a confident individual.

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Available Courses

Cosmetology

Learn current trends, advanced cutting skills, color and hi lite techniques for our talented, experienced Instructors. You will also learn Nail, Skin, and Waxing.Read More »

Nails

Nail services including types of artificial and sculpted nails, hot oil and basic manicures, pedicures. After taking this course you will be salon ready.Read More »

Barber

Clipper cutting, Beard trimming, shaping and shaving and many other hair services. Visit our School for more information tab to collect information on potential studentsRead More »

Aesthetics

Learn multiple types of facials, also microdermabrasion, glycolic peels, how to operate machinery used in the spa and salons. Make up, brow design and so much more!Read More »

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Jenny Lea Academy uses a clock hour program, student hours in all programs are reported to the Board of Cosmetology as clock hours. Additional information regarding click hours required for licensure in the State of Tennessee may be found here.

Locations of Jenny Lea Academy (JLA)

JOHNSON CITY

SALON HOURS OF SERVICE

Cosmetology
10:00 am – 4:30 pm (Tue-Fri)
9:00 am – 4:30 pm (Saturday)

Aesthetics
10:00 am – 3:30 pm (Tue-Fri)
9:00 am – 3:30 pm (Saturday)

Nails
10:00 am – 2:30 pm (Tue-Fri)
9:00 am – 2:30 pm (Saturday)

Office Staff Hours
8:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tue-Fri)

WHITESBURG, KY

SALON HOURS OF SERVICE

Office Staff Hours
8:30 am – 4:30 pm (Tue-Sat)