Jermale and Anissa Eddie own and operate Malamiah Juice Bar in the Downtown Market Grand Rapids. Jermale originally hails from Berrien Springs, Michigan and Anissa grew up in the greater Grand Rapids Area. Jermale holds a bachelors degree in Education from Grand Valley State University and a masters degree in family life studies from Spring Arbor University. In addition to running their business, parenting and being actively engaged in the local community, Jermale is also on staff at Madison Square Church, Ford Campus.
Anissa earned her bachelors degree in social work at Calvin College and went on to receive her masters degree in social work form the University of Michigan. She has worked as a school based social worker for the past eight years and is now focusing more on the work related to their growing business and growing family. The Eddies reside in Grand Rapids with their two sons and are anticipating a 3rd son to make his grand entrance in October.