Jacki began dancing at the age of 14. She quickly got involved in dancing shows and competitions. As a successful junior dancer, Jacki became a professional instructor at the age of 17. Jacki trained from top professionals in the world, most notably Sam Sodano, Shirley Ballas and Melissa Dexter. She competed professionally with her brother David in the International Latin Style and captured several Mid-West titles. Recently, they won the 2002 Rising Star Professional American Rhythm title at the Northcoast Ballroom Championships.
Jacki married fellow dance instructor at the time, David Myrice (different David) in December 1991. David and Jacki opened The Ballroom Company and started a family in 1993. They are blessed with a continually growing studio and as proud parents of three beautiful daughters. Jacki now competes together with David in the Pro/Am division and have enjoyed success.
Jacki found her way back into Professional events joining TBC instructor, Gil, competing in the American Rhythm and Smooth divisions. Together, they were able to add one more title to add to her accomplishments, 2009 Michigan Dance Challenge Professional American Rising-Star Rhythm Champions.