Paiton Rayne Jarrow is the 2017 Cover Girl for Yvonne’s Directions in Dance. Paiton is the 6 year old daughter of Rev. Ulysses Jarrow Jr. and Dr. SchuyLer Gordon Jarrow of Gramercy Louisiana. She is a first grader at Gramercy Elementary Magnet School where she is a straight “A” student and is on track to meet her Accelerated Reader goal for the year. She recently won first place in her school’s science fair and was also awarded “The Most Professional Presenter” award. She has taken 4 years of tap and ballet, 2 years of classical ballet and 3 years of gymnastics. She’s also a student at Athletes in Motion Gym in Prairieville Louisiana, where she is also learning competitive gymnastics.
Paiton is currently a member of the Greater Golden Grove Baptist Church, where her father is the pastor. She’s an active member of her church’s liturgical dance team, serves on the junior deaconess board, and is a member of the greeter’s team.
Paiton’s previous awards include the 2012 Woods Learning Academy Queen and the 2014 Greater Golden Grove Baptist Church Queen. Paiton loves to sing, dance, draw, teach, and play. She loves baby dolls and has amassed a collection of dolls that has grown to the high double digits. She’s named them all and knows each and every one of their names. Her favorite television show is “Bring It”. She’s stated that she wants to be a doctor and also a teacher when she grows up.