About Clinton Jackson

Clinton, aka CJ the Rum Apostle, is an easy going man, with a passion for both rum culture and travel. Especially throughout the Caribbean. Being born in Germany, and with his maternal family hailing from Jamaica, he caught the bug for travel at a very young age. Combined with a growing passion for rum culture he travels near and far whenever possible to connect with his Caribbean heritage and taste great rum spirits.

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]linton has set out sharing his passion of rum through numerous events, tastings, and more. He’s established his own rum tasting event series “The Getaway Rum Experience”, represented major Maryland distilleries such as Blackwater Distilling at festivals, tastings and other events. He’s also represented nationally distributed brands such, collaborated on cocktail ideas to assist burgeoning distilleries, and provided brand support for special events and non profit drives.

Currently you can also finding him assisting in building the Micah Sorbet brand, specifically the alcohol spirits driven Spiked Sorbet line mixing great tasting sorbets and spirits . He also works as part of Cane Collective, providing strategic alignment of beverage brands with targeted consumers via events, corporate functions, and brand representation. He’s also ambassador for Carnival Jumpers, a concierge carnival company, spreading his love of the Caribbean the best way he knows how via the Carnival experience.

You can follow him via the Rum Runners International facebook page and @rumrunnersintl on Instagram